The Electoral Commission

The independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK

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I’m not sure if my organisation may be a members association – how do I check?

A members association is an organisation that is not a political party, but it is wholly, or mainly, made up of the members of a political party. If your organisation meets this criterion then it is a members association. You can find more information about the rules for members associations on our donations to other individuals that we regulate page