The Electoral Commission

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

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Archived briefings

On this page you will find an archive of our parliamentary briefings.

These are briefings that we have prepared on legislation and debates that affect electoral law in the UK, or that cover issues impacting on our role and responsibilities.

If you are looking for a briefing that you cannot find in the archive below, please contact us.

Recall Bill

Electoral registration

Wales Bill

May 2014 polls

Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Secondary legislation

View the briefings we issued on the secondary legislation...

Private Members Bills

Select Committees

Transparency of Lobbying, Non Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill

Electoral Registration and Administration Bill

Scotland Act

Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act

View the briefings we issued on the PVSC Act...

House of Commons stages

House of Lords stages

Consideration of amendments

Our views