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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

Sir John Holmes

Our Commissioners

Dame Sue Bruce

Anna Carragher

Tony Hobman

John Horam

David Howarth

Alasdair Morgan

Bridget Prentice

Elan Closs Stephens CBE

Rob Vincent CBE

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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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