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Our publication scheme

The publication scheme specifies the categories of information that the Commission publishes and makes available to the public as part of our normal business activity.

The Electoral Commission has adopted the Information Commissioner’s model publication scheme and follows the definition document for non-departmental public bodies.

What we spend and how we spend it

Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit.

Who we are and what we do

Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.

What our priorities are and how we are doing

Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.

How we make decisions

Decision making processes and records of decisions.

Our policies and procedures

Lists and registers

The services we offer

For voters

For electoral administrators (look up political event and find related links)

For candidiates or agents (look up political event and find related links)

For parties or campaigners

For journalists

Electoral fraud

Leaflets, booklets and newsletters

News, materials and events

Further data sets available on our website

Data set Location
Performance standards for Returning Officers http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/find-information-by-subject/performance-standards/performance-in-running-elections-and-referendums
Performance standards for Electoral Registration Officers http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/find-information-by-subject/performance-standards/performance-in-running-electoral-registration
Elections data (including declaration of results, Form K, additional data) http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/our-work/our-research/electoral-data
Individual Electoral Registration data http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/our-work/our-research/electoral-registration-research
Public opinion surveys http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/our-work/our-research/public-opinion-surveys
NPoCC returns http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/find-information-by-subject/electoral-fraud/data-and-analysis
Political party donations and loans http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk
Regulated donee donations and loans http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk
Register of Political Parties, active Third Parties and Permitted Participants in referendums http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk
Campaign expenditure http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk
Pre-poll donation and loan reporting (Referendum 2014) http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk 
Statement of Accounts http://search.electoralcommission.org.uk 
Policy Development Grants  http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/find-information-by-subject/political-parties-campaigning-and-donations/public-funding-for-parties?

Our publication scheme