Governance and decision making
In this section, you can find out about how we are governed and how key decisions are made.
Our Commissioners meet on an approximately monthly basis to discuss and review the way we deliver our strategy and priorities. These meetings are attended by all ten of our Commissioners and our Executive Team.
The Speaker's Committee was established by the same Act of Parliament that created the Electoral Commission. We report to the Committee every year with our estimate of income and expenditure, together with our five-year corporate plan.
The Audit Committee offers objective advice and ensures our risk, control and governance processes are as efficient, effective and economic as possible.
Parliamentary Parties Panel and Panels for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
The Parliamentary Parties Panel (PPP) was set up to allow political parties to let us know about matters affecting them.
There are similar panels set up for the Northern Ireland Assembly, Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly.
- Read more about the Northern Ireland Assembly Parties Panel
- Read more about the Scottish Parliament Political Parties Panel
- Read more about the Wales Political Parties Panel
Parliamentary Advisory Group
The Parliamentary Advisory Group (PAG) is made up of senior politicians. We use their expertise to help us consider a range of issues. The group has no formal status, unlike the Parliamentary Parties Panel.