We are an independent body set up by the UK Parliament. We regulate party and election finance and set standards for well-run elections.
We work to support a healthy democracy, where elections and referendums are based on our principles of trust, participation, and no undue influence.
Annual report 2015-16
Read our annual report for 2015-16 (PDF)
Our people and offices
We are divided into four main directorates:
- Party and Election Finance
- Electoral Administration (including our English regional offices and our offices in Northern Ireland and Wales)
- Communications (including our office in Scotland)
- Finance and Corporate Services
Visit the contact us page for details of each of our offices.
What we do
Find out more about the work we do on our Roles and Responsibilities page.