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The Commissioners

Our ten Commissioners lead our strategy and set our priorities. They are independent of political parties – though our four most recently appointed Commissioners bring direct experience in political parties – and are accountable directly to Parliament.

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Our Chair

Portrait of John Holmes, Chair of the Electoral Commission

Sir John Holmes

Our Commissioners

Portrait of Dame Sue Bruce, Electoral Commissioner

Dame Sue Bruce

Portrait of Anna Carragher, Electoral Commissioner

Anna Carragher

Portrait of Tony Hobman, Electoral Commissioner

Tony Hobman

Portrait of John Horam, Electoral Commissioner

John Horam

Portrait of David Howarth, Electoral Commissioner

David Howarth

Portrait of Alasdair Morgan, Electoral Commissioner

Alasdair Morgan

Portrait of Bridget Prentice, Electoral Commissioner

Bridget Prentice

Portrait of Elan Closs Stephens, Electoral Commissioner

Elan Closs Stephens CBE

Portrait of Rob Vincent CBE, Electoral Commissioner

Rob Vincent CBE

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Fees, travel and subsistence costs

2017-18

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Code of conduct for Commissioners

Our code of conduct for Commissioners provides clear guidance on the behaviour expected of an Electoral Commissioner.

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