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Twelve political parties registered in Great Britain reported accepting almost £21 million in donations between 1 April and 30 June 2015, according to new figures published by the Electoral Commission, the independent party funding watchdog.Section: JournalistType: News release19-08-2015
The Electoral Commission welcomes the announcement that the Government’s Anti-Corruption Champion, Sir Eric Pickles, will be holding a review of electoral fraud and supports today’s call for evidence which will help to inform the process. The Commission will respond to this call for evidence in due course.Section: JournalistType: News release13-08-2015
The financial accounts of UK political parties and accounting units with income or expenditure over £250,000 have been published.Section: JournalistType: News release11-08-2015
A new campaign has been launched across ScotlandSection: JournalistType: News release03-08-2015
Claire Bassett, Chief Executive of the Parole Board for England and Wales since April 2012, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Electoral Commission.Section: JournalistType: News release27-07-2015
Electoral Commission | Government announcement on electoral registration system could make it harder for some to vote in May 2016 polls
The Electoral Commission is disappointed at the Government's announcement that it will make an Order to bring forward the end to the transition to IERSection: JournalistType: News release16-07-2015
Electoral Commission | Elections in May 2015 were well run, but online electoral registration should be extended to Northern Ireland, says electoral watchdog
The May 2015 polls were well-run overall with high levels of voter satisfactionSection: JournalistType: News release15-07-2015
The May 2015 polls were well-run overall with high levels of voter satisfaction, finds a report by the Electoral Commission.Section: JournalistType: News release15-07-2015
The financial accounts of political parties and accounting units in Great Britain, with income and expenditure of £250,000 or less for the year ending 31 December 2014 have been published today by the Electoral Commission, the independent elections watchdog.Section: JournalistType: News release02-07-2015
Electoral Commission | Financial accounts for smaller political parties in Northern Ireland published
The financial accounts of political parties and accounting units in Northern Ireland with income and expenditure of £250,000 or less for the year ending 31 December 2014 have been published today by the Electoral Commission, the independent elections watchdog.Section: JournalistType: News release02-07-2015