April 2022 - Present

Last updated 16 April 2024.

SubjectInvestigated forDecisionSummary of reasons(s)
Conservative and Unionist PartyThe late reporting of seven donations, incorrect reporting of five donations, and late reporting of two transactions (loans).

14 offences were found.

Five penalties were imposed totalling £1,500.

Penalties paid on 28 March.

Sanctions were considered appropriate and proportionate in this case in line with our Enforcement Policy.
Conservative and Unionist Party

Failure to accurately report the amounts of 19 non-cash donations, in the form of a seconded employee, which were received from April 2020 to December 2023. The total amount by which the donations were under-reported was £202,751.55 over the full period.

The late reporting of a single non-cash donation, again in the form of the seconded employee, in December 2023.

19 offences found for inaccurate reporting, and one offence found for late reporting.
A £10,500 Variable Monetary Penalty was imposed, as well as a £250 Variable Monetary Penalty.

Penalties paid on 6 March 2024.

Sanctions were considered appropriate and proportionate in this case in line with our Enforcement Policy.

The register of donations has been amended.

Andover Alliance (de-registered political party)Failure to deliver the statement of accounts for 2022 by due date

Offence

£200 Fixed Monetary Payment 

Due for payment by 19 December 2023

A sanction was considered appropriate and proportionate in this case in line with our enforcement policy.
Labour Party (registered political party)Late reporting of 18 donations

Offence

£250 Variable Monetary Payment

Fine has been paid

In line with our Enforcement Policy, we decided it was proportionate to issue one variable penalty of £250 in relation to the donation made to the central party. The party paid the fine in full.
Liberal Democrats (registered political party)Failure to report 25 donations by due date£2,400 paid on 18 September 2023Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Reclaim Party (registered political party)Failure to deliver audit report with accounts by the due date1,250 paid on 15 September 2023The party's accounts were delivered on time but the audit report was delivered significantly later. The Commission was satisfied that a sanction was appropriate, in line with our Enforcement Policy.

Breakthrough Party (registered political party)
Failure to report two donations by due date

Offences

2 x £200 penalties

Paid on initial notice on 4 September 2023

Sanctions were appropriate in the case of both late reported donations, in line with our enforcement policy. 
Conservative and Unionist Party (registered party)Failure to report four donations by due date

3 x £200 penalties

Due for payment by 20 September 2023

Sanctions were appropriate in the case of three of the four late reported donations, in line with our enforcement policy. 
Liberal Democrats (registered political party)

Failure to report 21 donations by due date

Failure to report two new loans and four changes to existing loans by due date

Offences

£3,300.00 total penalties

4 x £200 Fixed Monetary Penalties

9 x Variable Monetary Penalties (4 x £250 and 5 x £300)

Paid on 15 August 2023

Sanctions were appropriate in the case of some late reported donations and loans, in line with our enforcement policy. Others were not of such significant value as to merit action. 
Social Democratic and Labour Party (registered political party in Northern Ireland)Failure to report a donation by due date

Offence

£1,000 Variable Monetary Penalty

Due for payment by 6 October 2023

A sanction was considered appropriate and proportionate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy. 
Precious Life (non party campaigner at the 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly election)Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material.

Offence

No sanction

The campaigner failed to include a full imprint on some material, though did include some of the required information. The campaigner engaged with the Commission and a sanction was not proportionate in this case.
All for Unity (political party)Failure to deliver two quarterly donations and loans reports by due dateNo sanctionThe party delivered all of the required submissions during the investigation, and as the party is no longer registered, with no indication of intent to re-register, the Commission did not consider that any sanction was proportionate.
English Democrats (registered political party)Failure to provide audit report with statement of accounts for 2019No sanctionThe party delivered accounts but not the required audit report. The Commission considered the mitigating circumstances, including in relation to the COVID pandemic, meant that a sanction was not proportionate in this case.
Irish Republican Socialist Party (registered political party in Northern Ireland)Failure to deliver quarterly donations and loans reports by due datesNo determination of offenceThe party delivered five quarterly reports late during 2022 and 2023. All were nil reports, and the lateness varied between 4 and 87 days. The Commission made no determination of offence primarily on the basis of the personal circumstances of the registered treasurer during the relevant period. The fact that all of the reports were nil reports was also a relevant consideration.
Conservative and Unionist Party (registered party)Failure to report two donations by due dateNo sanctionThe two donations at issue were to local branches of the party. They were not of significant value in the context of political finance, and although reported late, were reported in the next quarterly report due. We also recognised that the party had made changes to ensure the errors in these cases did not recur. We concluded that it was not proportionate or in the public interest impose any sanction.
Green Party Northern Ireland (registered party)Inaccurate reporting of three donations, late delivery of three donation reportsNo sanctionTwo of the three late delivered quarterly report were delivered marginally late. The three donations at issue were not of significant value in the context of political finance and the inaccuracies were minor. We also took into account the personal circumstances of the treasurer at the time, that the party took steps taken to rectify transparency, and engaged effectively with us. We also noted the Party’s good compliance record both prior to these matters and since they occurred. We did not consider it proportionate to impose any sanction, and we will continue to provide ongoing support. 
Irish Republican Socialist Party (registered political party)Failure to deliver spending return for 2022 Northern Ireland Assembly election by due dateNo sanctionThe return disclosed no controlled spending, and the registered treasurer co-operated fully with the Commission. We also took into account mitigating personal circumstances. We concluded that it was not proportionate or in the public interest impose any sanction.
Labour Party (registered political party)Failure to report six donations by due date

3 x £200 penalties

Paid on 13 April 2023

Sanctions were appropriate in the case of some late reported donations, in line with our enforcement policy. Others were not of such significant value as to merit action. 
English Democrats (registered political party)Late delivery of annual statement of accounts

Offence

Penalty of £1,500

Paid on 2 February 2023

The party's 2021 annual statement of accounts was delivered late. A sanction was appropriate in this case in line with our enforcement policy.
Portsmouth Independent Party (registered political party)

Late delivery of annual statement of accounts

Late notification of change of registered officer

Offences

No sanction

The party's 2021 statement of accounts was delivered late, and notification of a change in registered treasurer was also delivered outside the required timescale. Taking into account all of the facts, the Commission did not consider it proportionate to impose sanctions.
Scotland's Independence Referendum Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver annual statement of accounts

Offence

No sanction

The party's 2021 statement of accounts remains outstanding but there was no evidence to indicate any significant transactions and the party was removed from the register in November 2022 having not sought to remain registered. The Commission was satisfied that the loss to transparency was minor and it was not proportionate or in the public interest to take further action.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB) (registered political party)Late reporting of donations

Offences

3 x £200 penalties

Paid on 2 November 2022

Sanctions were appropriate in the case of some late reported donations, in line with our enforcement policy. Others were not of such significant value as to merit action. 
Labour Party
(registered political party)
Late reporting of donations

Offences

2 x £200 penalties

Paid on 7 November 2022

Sanctions were appropriate in the case of some late reported donations, in line with our enforcement policy. Others were not of such significant value as to merit action.
British Independents (registered political party)Failure to deliver annual statement of accounts for 2021

Offence

No sanction

The accounts remain outstanding but accounts disclosing nil or minimal income and expenditure had been correctly delivered in previous years and the party was removed from the register in November 2022 having not sought to remain registered. The Commission was satisfied that the loss to transparency was minor and it was not proportionate or in the public interest to take further action.
Redcar & Cleveland Independent (registered political party)Failure to deliver quarterly donation report and quarterly transactions report by due date

No offence

Closed without further action

The party's Quarter 2 2022 donations and transactions reports were delivered late, but evidence of a reasonable excuse was provided. The offence in question can only be found where there is no reasonable excuse and therefore no offence was committed.
Unionist Clubs Scotland (non-party campaigner)Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material

No offence

Closed without further action

The Commission was satisfied that election material did not include the required imprint, but was also satisfied that a potential reasonable excuse existed. The offence in question can only be found where there is no reasonable excuse and therefore no offence was committed.
British National Party (GB) (registered party)

Late reporting of donations

Late delivery of annual accounts

Offences

Penalties of £2,000 and £750 in relation to two late reported donations. Penalty of £3,000 in relation to late delivery of accounts

The party's 2020 annual statement of accounts were delivered late. Two donations were also reported late. Sanctions were appropriate in each case in line with our enforcement policy.
Burning Pink (registered party)Late delivery of annual statement of accountsNo offenceThe party's 2021 statement of accounts was delivered late, but evidence of a reasonable excuse was provided. The offence in question can only be found where there is no reasonable excuse and therefore no offence was committed.
Liberal Democrats (GB) (registered political party)

Late reporting of donations

Paying claims for payment received late; paying claims for payment late

Offences

5 x £200 penalties; 1 x £500 penalty

Sanctions were appropriate in the case of some late reported donations, in line with our enforcement policy. Others were not of such significant value as to merit action. The offences relating to claims received or paid late did not involve significant sums and we did not consider it proportionate to impose sanctions.
A Better Way to Govern (registered political party)Late delivery of annual statement of accounts

Offence

No sanction

The accounts were delivered late but considering all of the facts, the Commission did not consider it proportionate to impose a sanction.
Political Unity for Progress (registered political party)Late delivery of annual statement of accounts

Offence

No sanction

The accounts were delivered late but considering all of the facts, the Commission did not consider it proportionate to impose a sanction.
Holland On Sea & Eastcliff Matters (registered political party)Late delivery of annual statement of accounts

Offence

No sanction

The accounts were delivered late but considering all of the facts, the Commission did not consider it proportionate to impose a sanction.
Democratic Network (registered political party)Incomplete quarterly donations reports

Offences

No sanctions

The reports were delivered on time but without the required declarations, which were delivered after the deadline. The Commission did not consider it proportionate to impose a sanction.
Reform (GB) (registered political party)Failure to deliver a complete campaign expenditure return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing invoices); late payment of claims

Offences

No sanctions

The number and value of missing invoices and late payments were minor, and it was not proportionate or in the public interest to propose sanctions.
People Before Profit Alliance (NI) (registered party)Failure to return impermissible donations within 30 days of receipt.

Offences

No sanctions

The impermissible donations were returned, albeit outside the statutory timescale, and the donor was at all relevant times eligible to appear on a register.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB) (registered political party)Failure to return an impermissible donation within 30 days of receipt; late reporting of donations and regulated transactions (loans)

Offences

4 x variable monetary penalties totalling £3,080

Paid on 3 August 2022

No sanction was imposed for late reported donations, which were not of significant value, or the failure to return an impermissible donation within 30 days. Sanctions were appropriate in the case of some late reported loans, in line with our enforcement policy.
Basildon Community Residents Party (registered political party)Failure to deliver quarterly donation report; failure to deliver quarterly transactions report

Offences

No sanctions

The overdue reports were delivered during the course of enforcement action, and the party is now exempt from donations and loans reporting. The Commission did not consider it proportionate to impose any sanctions.
Workers Party of Great Britain (registered political party)Failure to deliver complete campaign expenditure return; failure to provide signed declaration accompanying campaign expenditure return.

Offences

No sanctions

The return did not specify the relevant poll to which it related, and the relevant declaration was not included. The spending reported was however minimal, and the Commission did not consider it proportionate or in the public interest to impose sanctions.
Co-operative Party (registered political party)Late reporting of a donation

Offence

No sanction

The donation was reported late but mitigating factors meant no sanction was imposed.
All for Unity
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver complete campaign expenditure return for 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election; failure to delivery quarterly donations and transactions reports.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed. The party has since voluntarily deregistered.
British Resistance
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver annual statement of accounts; late delivery of notification to change party's registered treasurer.

Offence and contravention of a prescribed requirement.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Conservative and Unionist Party
(Peterborough accounting unit)
Failure to return an impermissible donation within 30 days of receipt.No offence.The accounting unit accepted, and the party reported, a £5,000 donation from Cooper Quinn Holdings Limited. Information subsequently emerged calling into question whether the donor were permissible. The Commission's investigation determined that the donor was permissible and that no offence was committed.
Scottish Green Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of annual statement of accounts.

Offence.

£2,300 variable monetary penalty.

Due by 13 July 2022.

The party's 2020 annual statement of accounts were delivered late. A sanction was appropriate in this case in line with our enforcement policy.
Kingston Independent Residents Group
(registered political party)
Late delivery of annual statement of accounts.

Offence.

£200 fixed monetary penalty.

Paid on initial notice on 28 April 2022.

The party's 2020 annual statement of accounts were delivered late. A sanction was appropriate in this case in line with our enforcement policy.
Let London Live
(registered political party)
Late delivery of quarterly donations and transactions reports.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The party's Quarter 4 2021 donations and transactions reports were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
Scotland's Independence Referendum Party
(registered political party)
Failure to delivery quarterly donations report.

No determination of offence.

Closed without further action.

The party delivered two reports of transactions (loans) for Quarter 4 of 2021, both nil reports, but no donations report. The investigation established that one of the reports was in fact intended to be for donations and no reportable donations had been accepted. It was not therefore proportionate to investigate further and further guidance was provided to the treasurer.
HOPE not hate Ltd
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver a pre-poll donation report for the 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election; failure to deliver a complete campaign expenditure return for the 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing invoices).

Offences.

£1,000 variable monetary penalty  

Payment due by 9 June 2022.

All outstanding invoices were subsequently provided. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed for the failure to deliver a complete campaign expenditure return.
Labour Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver a complete campaign expenditure return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing invoices).

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

All but one of the outstanding invoices were subsequently provided. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Labour Party
(registered political party)
Late reporting of donations.

Offences.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Sixteen donations were reported late however mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed in each case.
Social Democratic Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign expenditure return for 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The return was delivered late but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Liberal Democrats
(Edinburgh West accounting unit)
Failure to return a donation from an impermissible donor within 30 days.
 

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounting unit accepted a £1,000 donation from an impermissible donor. The donation was returned to the donor outside of the 30 day period required by law. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Open Britain Limited
(registered non-party campaigner)
Late delivery of 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election campaign expenditure return; failure to include all required invoices.

No offence in relation to late delivery of spending return; offence in relation to the missing invoices.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The spending return was delivered late but mitigating factors related to the COVID 19 pandemic meant that no offence was found. No sanction was imposed for the omission of a small number of invoices of relatively low value. The organisation's registration as a non-party campaigner lapsed on 27 January 2021.
Labour Party
(Islington South and Finsbury accounting unit)
Late delivery of annual statement of accounts.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations report.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The name of one donor, Walsall Unionist Holdings Ltd, was misreported in one of the party's quarterly donations reports. Mitigating circumstances meant that no sanction was imposed.
Old Windsor Residents Association
(registered political party)
Late delivery of quarterly donations and transactions reports.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

Four of the party's quarterly donations and transactions reports were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
West Dunbartonshire Community Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of annual statement of accounts.

No offence (reasonable excuse).

Closed without further action.

The party's 2020 annual statement of accounts were delivered late. However, evidence of a reasonable excuse was provided. The offence in question can only be found where there is no reasonable excuse and therefore no offence was committed.
Labour Party
(Bath accounting unit)
Late delivery of annual statement of accounts.

No determination of offence.

Closed without further action.

The accounting unit's 2020 annual statement of accounts were delivered late. The Commission made no determination of offence due to the personal circumstances of the registered accounting unit treasurer which meant that it was not considered proportionate to investigate.

April 2019 - March 2021

Subject Investigated for Decision Summary of reasons(s)
Liberal Democrats
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations report.

Offence.

£1,000 Variable Monetary Penalty.

Paid on 30 March 2022.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Unite the Union
(registered non-party campaigner)
Late delivery of audit report to accompany campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election; late payment of invoices.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The late delivery of the audit report was attributable to the COVID pandemic. Two invoices were paid outside 60 days without leave from a court. Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
Independent Sovereign Democratic Britain
(registered political party)
Late delivery of annual statement of accounts.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The party's 2020 annual statement of accounts were delivered late. However, mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed. 
Mark Menzies MP
(regulated donee)
Failure to return an impermissible donation within 30 days of receipt.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

Mr Menzies accepted a £2,500 donation from Inshmore Properties Ltd in November 2019. Information subsequently emerged calling into question whether the donor was permissible. However, our investigation determined that the donor would have been permissible if the donation had been controlled, but Mr Menzies did not accept the donation in his capacity as a regulated donee and the donation was therefore not controlled under the PPERA regime. No offence was committed.
Liberal Democrats
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver a complete campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliament election; late payment of invoices

Offences.

No sanctions.

Errors relating to the spending return were minor, and missing invoices were subsequently provided. Two invoices were paid outside 60 days without leave from a court. Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed. 
Reform UK
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver a complete campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliament election; late payment of invoices

Offences.

No sanctions.

Errors relating to the spending return were minor, and missing invoices were subsequently provided. Seven invoices were paid outside 60 days without leave from a court. Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
Liberal Democrats
(registered political party)
Failure to return an impermissible donations within 30 days of receipt.

No offences.

Closed without further action.

The party accepted, and reported, a £3,500 donation from Melrose Human Resources Ltd and a £16,000 donation from Inshmore Properties Ltd. Information subsequetly emerged calling into question whether the donors were permissible. The Commission's investigation determined that both donors were permissible and that no offences were committed.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to return an impermissible donation within 30 days of receipt.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The party accepted, and reported, a donation of £9,754.98 from 'Conservatives In Ltd' in 2016. Information subsequently emerged calling into question whether the donor was permissible. The Commission's investigation determined that the donor was permissible and that no offence was committed.
Conservative and Unionist Party (NI)
(registered political party)
Late delivery of annual statement of accounts.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The party’s annual statement of accounts for 2020 were delivered late. However, evidence of a reasonable excuse was provided. The offence in question can only be found where there is no reasonable excuse and therefore no offence was committed.
Plaid Cymru - The Party of Wales (registered political party) Failing to deliver all required invoices with spending return; late payment of invoices. Offence in relation to failure to deliver all required invoices. No offence in relation to late payment of invoices. The Commission was satisfied that the required invoices were not delivered with the return by the required date, but that this was due to the wrong set of invoices being delivered in error. The required invoices were delivered quickly once the Commission notified the party of the error. Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed. The investigation also established that no invoices had been paid late.
UK Independence Party (UKIP) (GB + NI)
(registered political party)
Failing to deliver complete and valid notifications of changes to the registered leaders of the party in Great Britain and Northern Ireland; failing to deliver a notification of a change to the party’s registered address.

Contraventions of a prescribed requirement.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that no contravention was committed in respect of the party's change of registered address. Two contraventions were committed in respect of the change to the registered party leaders. However, mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
English Democrats
(registered political party)
Late delivery of quarterly transaction report.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The report was delivered late but the Commission was satisfied that there were mitigating factors and no sanction was imposed.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failing to deliver accurate quarterly donation report; failing to keep accurate accounting records.

Offence and contravention of a prescribed requirement.

Penalties totalling £17,800 (£16,250 and £1,550 Variable Monetary Penalties).

Paid on 29 December 2021.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Renew
(registered political party)
Late delivery of 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election campaign expenditure return.

Offence.

£2,800 Variable Monetary Penalty.

Paid on 8 December 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Liberal Democrats
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations reports.

Offences.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed on the printer.
Abolish the Welsh Assembly Party (registered political party and promoter); Solopress Ltd (printer) Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material.

No offence in respect of the party as the promoter of the material. Offence in respect of the printer.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed on the printer.
Centrum Campaign Limited
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver weekly donations reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No offence (reasonable excuse).

Closed without further action.

The organisation provided evidence of a reasonable excuse. The offence in question can only be found where there is no reasonable excuse and therefore no offence was committed. The organisation's registration lapsed on 16 September 2020.
Shaun Bailey
(regulated donee)
Failure to return an impermissible donation within 30 days of receipt.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

Mr Bailey accepted a £10,000 donation in July 2020. However, the Commission's investigation determined that Mr Bailey did not accept the donation in his capacity as a regulated done under PPERA and therefore no offence was committed.
Scottish National Party
(registered political party)
Late reporting of donations.

No offences.

Closed without further action.

The party appeared to have reported two donations late. However, the Commission’s investigation determined that the two payments were not donations and were therefore not reportable.
Space Navies (GB)
(registered political party)
Late delivery of weekly donation and transaction reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election; failure to deliver signed declaration accompanying 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election campaign expenditure return.

No determinations of offence.

Closed without further action.

The weekly reports were delivered late. The Commission made no determination of offence due to the personal circumstances of the registered party treasurer which meant that it was not considered proportionate to investigate. The party was statutorily deregistered on 20 October 2021.
Best for Britain Limited
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver a complete campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliament election; Late delivery of weekly donations report for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £3,000 (Variable Monetary Penalties of £2,000 and £1,000).

Paid on 6 October 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
UK European Union Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver a complete campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliament election; failure to deliver accompanying signed declaration; failure to deliver quarterly transaction report on time.

Offences.

£200 Fixed Monetary Penalty in respect of the incomplete campaign spending return. 

Paid on 18 October 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Taking the Initiative
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver annual statement of accounts on time; Failure to notify the Commission of a change to the party’s registered treasurer on time.

Offence and contravention of a prescribed requirement.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late but mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
Represent Us Ltd
(registered non-party campaigner)
Payment of campaign expenses claims received after 30 days without leave; payment of campaign expenses claims outside 60 days.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

Three claims were paid without leave from a court and two were paid outside 60 days. Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed. The organisation's registration as a non-party campaigner lapsed on 2 June 2021.
The League Against Cruel Sports
(registered non-party campaigner)
Payment of campaign expenses claims outside 60 days.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

One claim was paid outside 60 days. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Labour Together
(members association)
Failure to deliver donation reports within 30 days of accepting donations, inaccurate reporting of donation, failing to appoint a responsible person within 30 days of accepting a donation.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £14,250 (Variable Monetary Penalties of £14,000 and £250).

Paid on 2 September 2021.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Labour Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donation reports. 

Offences.

Penalties totalling £1,820 (Variable Monetary Penalties of £400, £320, £360, £300 and £440).

Paid on 1 September 2021.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Gwlad
(registered political party)
Late delivery of weekly donations and transactions reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election; late delivery of campaign expenditure return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences.

£200 Fixed Monetary Penalty in respect of late campaign expenditure return.

Paid on initial notice on 6 September 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Green Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver a return containing a statement of all payments made in respect of campaign expenses for 2019 European Parliament Election; failure to deliver a complete return (missing invoices).

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

All payments have now been reported and outstanding invoices provided. Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
The Justice and Anti-Corruption Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The return was delivered late but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Real Change Lab Limited
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver a return containing a statement of all relevant donations accepted for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

All relevant donations have now been reported. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed. The organisation's registration as a non-party campaigner lapsed on 4 June 2021.
Advance Together
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver quarterly donation and transaction reports on time.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The reports were delivered late but mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed. The party has now been voluntarily deregistered.
Alliance - Alliance Party of Northern Ireland
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver an accurate quarterly donation report.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Net Tax Payers Consent Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of quarterly donation and transaction reports.

Offences.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The reports were delivered late but mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
 
The Cynon Valley Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver complete campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing invoices); failure to deliver a signed declaration with 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election spending return.

Offences.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed. The party has now been statutorily deregistered.
Keep Our NHS Public (publisher); Solopress Limited (printer) Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material.

Offences in case of publisher and printer.

£500 Variable Monetary Penalty imposed on publisher, no sanction imposed on printer.

Paid on 28 June 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in relation to the publisher, in line with our enforcement policy. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed on the printer or promoter.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate weekly pre-poll donations report for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election; failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations reports; Failure to return donations from impermissible donors within 30 days.

Offences.

No sanctions. Voluntary forfeiture.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed. The party accepted donations totalling £12,200 from five impermissible donors. The Commission accepted the voluntary forfeiture of the donations for the full amount.
Global Justice Now Ltd
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver all relevant invoices accompanying 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election spending return; paying an invoice later than 30 days after end of regulated period.

No offences.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was not satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that offences had been committed.
Capitalist Worker
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver compliant campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary general election;  failure to include signed declaration with 2019 UK Parliamentary general election return.

Offences.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

A compliant return and declaration have now been delivered. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed. The organisation's registration has also lapsed.
The Best for Luton Party
(registered political party)
 
Failure to deliver weekly donations and transactions reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election on time.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £400 (2 x £200 Fixed Monetary Penalty).

Paid on Initial Notice on 8 March 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy. The party has now been voluntarily deregistered.
British National Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

£300 Variable Monetary Penalty.

Paid on 21 April 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.

Subject Investigated for Decision Summary of reasons(s)
The Migrant Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of quarterly donations and transactions reports; Failure to notify Commission of a change to the party's registered address within 28 days.

Offences and contravention of a prescribed requirement.

Penalties totalling £400 (2 x £200 Fixed Monetary Penalty).

Payment by instalments agreed.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Mebyon Kernow - The Party for Cornwall
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

£200 Fixed Monetary Penalty.

Paid on 26 February 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Scottish Green Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver complete campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing invoice).

Offence.

£200 Fixed Monetary Penalty.

Paid on 26 March 2021.

The invoice was delivered late. A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver complete campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliamentary Election (missing invoices); Late delivery of auditor report accompanying  campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliamentary Election. 

Offences.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The auditor report and invoices were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Labour Party
(registered political party)
Failure to return an impermissible donation within 30 days.

Offence.

No sanction. Voluntary forfeiture.

Closed without further action.

The party accepted a £6,000 donation from an impermissible donor. The Commission accepted the voluntary forfeiture of the donation for the full amount. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Unite the Union
(registered non-party campaigner)
Late delivery of 2019 European Parliamentary election spending return; Failure to include a compliant declaration with 2019 European Parliamentary election spending return.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £750 (£350 and £400 variable monetary penalties).

Paid on 5 February 2021.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Cllr Matt Kerr
(regulated donee)
Failure to report donations within 30 days.

Offences.

£200 (fixed monetary penalty).

Paid on 25 January 2021.

A sanction was appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Campaign Central Ltd
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver complete campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliamentary Election (missing invoices).

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was not satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that an offence had been committed.
Fair Tax Campaign Ltd
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver complete campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing invoice).

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that the missing invoice was not required to be delivered and that no offence had been committed.
Tactical.vote
(registered non-party campaigner
Failure to deliver complete campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing statement of relevant donations).

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that the return was not required to be delivered and that no offence had been committed.
Independent Network (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to notify Commission of a change to the party's registered campaigns officer and registered nominating officer within 30 days.

Contraventions of a prescribed requirement.

Penalties totalling £750 (£450 and £300 variable monetary penalties).

Paid on 8 March 2021.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Shropshire Defend Our NHS (unregistered non-party campaigner) and Bluetree Design and Print Limited (printer) Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material.

Offence in respect of Shropshire Defend Our NHS -  No sanction.

No offence in respect of Bluetree Design and Print Limited – closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed on Shropshire Defend Our NHS. Bluetree Design and Print Limited provided evidence of a reasonable excuse and the Commission therefore found no offence had occurred.
Julian Dunkerton (unregistered non-party campaigner) and Paperbox (printer)  Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material.

Offences in case of promoter and printer.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed on either the promoter or printer of the material.
Keep Our St Heliers Hospital (unregistered non-party campaigner) and Leaflet Frog Ltd (printer) Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material.

Offences in case of publisher and printer.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed on either the promoter or printer of the material.
3rd Party Ltd
(registered non-party campaigner)
Late delivery of statement of relevant donations for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The statement of relevant donations was delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Labour Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations report.

No offence (reasonable excuse).

Closed without further action.

The return delivered was inaccurate however the party provided evidence of a reasonable excuse and the Commission therefore found that no offence had been committed.
Greenpeace Limited
(registered non-party campaigner)
Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election; Failure to deliver complete campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election (missing invoices).

No offence (reasonable excuse).

Closed without further action.

The return was delivered late. Two invoices were also not included with the return and a further invoice was incomplete when delivered. However the organisation provided evidence of a reasonable excuse and the Commission therefore found that no offence had been committed.
Labour Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly transactions reports.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £2,750 (£1,000, £250, £750, £500, £250 variable monetary penalties).

Paid on 16 December 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Momentum Campaign Services (Ltd)
(authorised non-party campaigner)
Failure to return impermissible donations within 30 days.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The organisation accepted donations totalling £3,500 from two impermissible donors. The donations were returned to the donors outside the 30 days required by law. Mitigating factors meant that no sanctions were imposed.
Conservative and Unionist Party
(Walsall South accounting unit)
Failure to return impermissible donations within 30 days.

Offences.

No sanctions. Voluntary forfeiture.

Closed without further action.

The accounting unit accepted donations totalling £2,500 from an impermissible donor. The Commission accepted the voluntary forfeiture of the donations for the full amount. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed. The accounting unit has now been deregistered.
Scientists for EU
(authorised non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver accurate campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was not satisfied that an offence had been committed beyond reasonable doubt.
Working 4 UK Ltd
(authorised non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver accurate campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

One invoice appeared to be missing from the return but the Commission was not satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that an offence had been committed.

Burnley and Padiham Independent Party
(registered political party)

Failure to deliver as required weekly donations and transactions reports at 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £400 (2 x £200 fixed monetary penalties)

Paid on 1 December 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Independent Network (GB)
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign expenditure return for 2019 European Parliament Election; Failure to deliver a compliant declaration as to notional expenses; Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences.

No sanctions.

Closed without further action.

The returns were delivered late and a compliant declaration was later delivered. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
The Citizens Movement Party UK
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The return was delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Sinn Féin
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The return did not include one of the required invoices although this was later provided. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
I'm with Corbyn North Wales (unregistered non-party campaigner), Donna Jones (promoter) Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material at 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that a complete imprint was included on the campaign material and that no offence had therefore been committed.
Rhyl People's Assembly
(unregistered non-party campaigner)
Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material at 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No determination of offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that the campaign material was not produced by, or at the direction of, the non-party campaigner.
Parent's Choice
(registered non-party campaigner)
Failure to deliver accurate campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No determination of offence.

Closed without further action.

The return did not include all of the required invoices, but there may have been a reasonable excuse for the omissions which would have required further investigation to establish. Taking into account all of the circumstances however, the Commission did not consider it proportionate to investigate further as to whether a reasonable excuse existed.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to return a donation from an impermissible donor within 30 days of receiving it.

Offence.

No sanction. Voluntary forfeiture.

Closed without further action.

The party accepted a £3,000 donation from an impermissible donor. The Commission accepted the voluntary forfeiture of the full value of the donation. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Keep Penrith Special (non-party campaigners, promoter and publisher) Penrith Posters Ltd (printer) Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material.

Offence in respect of Keep Penrith Special -  No sanction.

No determination of offence in respect of Penrith Posters Ltd – closed without further action.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed on Keep Penrith Special. No determination of offence was made in respect of Penrith Posters Ltd. 
Communities United Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was not satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the party failed to deliver the campaign spending return.
Independent Group for Change
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate campaign spending return for 2019 European Parliamentary Elections.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that the party did deliver an accurate campaign spending return and that no offence was committed. The party has since been voluntarily deregistered.
Lincolnshire Independents, Lincolnshire First
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No determination of offence.

Closed without further action.

The return was delivered late, however the Commission made no determination of offence in respect of the failure.
Scottish Green Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations reports.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £5,349.75 (7 x variable monetary penalties).

Paid on 24 September 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations reports.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £4,400 (£3,600, £550 and £250 variable monetary penalties).

Paid on 22 September 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Ian Paisley MP
(registered donee)
Failure to return donations from impermissible donors within 30 days of receiving them.

Offences. 

Penalties totalling £1,300 (£650 and £650 variable monetary penalty).

Paid on 8 October 2020.

Mr Paisley accepted two donations totalling £2,600 from two impermissible donors. Mr Paisley agreed to return the donations to each donor and has done so. Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
The Brexit Party
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver an accurate quarterly donations report.

Offence.

£200 fixed monetary penalty.

Paid on Initial Notice on 24 August 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
British Resistance
(registered political party)
Late delivery of annual accounts (2018).

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Matt Hancock MP
(registered donee)
Failure to return a donation from an impermissible donor within 30 days of receiving it.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

Mr Hanock accepted a £1,000 donation from an impermissible donor. He returned the donation to the donor outside the 30 day period required by law. Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Veterans and People's Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Late delivery of weekly donations and transactions reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The reports were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Liberal Democrats
(London accounting unit)
Failure to return a donation from an impermissible donor within 30 days of receiving it.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission is satisfied that the accounting unit did not accept a donation from an impermissible donor.
Prosper UK
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver quarterly donations and transactions reports.

No determination of offence.

Closed without further action.

No determination of offence was made in respect of the offence in this case. The party has now been voluntarily deregistered.
Green Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly donations report; Late delivery of quarterly transactions report.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £1,950 (£800 and £1,150 variable monetary penalties).

Paid on 23 July 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Manchester Labour Group
(unincorporated association)
Failure to provide notification of gifts to a political party exceeding £25,000 and notification of gifts received by due date.

Offences.

£1,800 (variable monetary penalty).

Paid on 21 August 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Compass
(registered political party)
Failure to notify Commission of a change to the party's registered leader.

Contravention of a prescribed requirement.

£700 (variable monetary penalty).

Due for payment by 21 August 2020. Unpaid after 56 days. Penalty increased to £1,050. Paid 29 October 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
John Stevenson MP
(regulated donee)
Failure to return a donation from an impermissible donor within 30 days.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that Mr Stevenson did not accept a donation from an impermissible donor.
Conservative and Unionist Party (GB)
(registered political party)
Failure to return a donation from an impermissible donor within 30 days.

No offence.

Closed without further action.

The Commission was satisfied that the party did not accept a donation from an impermissible donor.
Renew
(registered political party)
Late delivery of quarterly donations and transactions reports; Late delivery of weekly donations and transactions reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election; Failure to deliver annual accounts (2018); Failure to notify Commission of a change to the party's registered treasurer by due date.

Offences and contraventions of a prescribed requirement.

Penalties totalling £5,580.00 (10 x variable monetary penalties).

Paid 20 July 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Duma Polska = Polish Pride
(registered political party)
Late submission of annual accounts (2018); Late delivery of quarterly donations and transactions reports.

Offences.

£400 (variable monetary penalty).

Paid on 27 July 2020.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed for the late delivery of the quarterly reports. A sanction was imposed for the late delivery of the annual accounts in line with our enforcement policy. The party was voluntarily deregistered on 2 October 2019.
Conservative and Unionist Party (registered political party) Failure to notify Commission of a change to the registered treasurer of the accounting unit by due date.

Contravention of a prescribed requirement.

£300 (variable monetary penalty).

Paid on 20 July 2020.

The party failed to notify the Commission of a change to the registered treasurer of its East Lothian accounting unit by the due date. Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
North East Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of weekly donations and transactions reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences.

£200 (fixed monetary penalty).

Paid on Initial Notice on 10 June 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Dr John Lister (promoter), Health Campaigns Together (registered non-party campaigner) and Reach Printing Services Limited (printer) Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material at 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences. 

£200 (fixed monetary penalty) in respect of Dr Lister. 

Paid on Initial Notice on 29 June 2020.

Mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed on Health Campaigns Together and Reach Printing Services Limited. Sanctions were appropriate in respect of Dr Lister in line with our enforcement policy.
Church of the Militant Elvis party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of campaign spending return for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No offence.

N/A.

Closed without further action.

The return was delivered late, however the investigation concluded that there was a reasonable excuse for the failure identified.
Liberal Democrats
(registered political party)
Failing to return a donation from an impermissible donor within 30 days.

No offence.

N/A. No forfeiture sought.

Closed without further action.

The party's Haringey Borough accounting unit accepted a £565 donation from an impermissible donor. However, the party took all reasonable steps to verify the donor’s permissibility and a defence was made out. Forfeiture of the full amount of the donation was also not appropriate in this case because the donor was eligible to be on an electoral register at the time the donation was accepted.
Plaid Cymru
(registered political party)
Failure to notify Commission of a change to the registered treasurer and registered second officer of an accounting unit by due date.

Contraventions of prescribed requirements.

Penalties totalling £750 (2 x £375 variable monetary penalties).

Paid on 16 June 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
English National Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of annual accounts (2018).

Offence.

£350 (variable monetary penalty).

Paid on 27 July 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Scottish Unionist Association Trust
(unincorporated association / members association)
Failure to report a donation by the required deadline.

Offence.

£300 (variable monetary penalty).

Paid on 9 June 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Stand up to Racism
(Non-party campaigner)
Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material at 2019 Newport West Parliamentary by-election.

Offence.

£300 (variable monetary penalty).

Paid on 25 May 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Conservative and Unionist Party
(North Ayrshire and Arran accounting unit)
Late delivery of annual accounts (2018).

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Aontú
(registered political party)
Late delivery of weekly donations and transactions reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The reports were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Ecotricity Group Limited, Mr Dale Vince and CR Signs (Stroud) Limited Failure to include valid imprint on campaign material at 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

No offence / no determination of offence.

N/A.

Closed without further action.

No offence was found in respect of Mr Vince. No determination of offence was made in respect of Ecotricity Group Limited and CR Signs (Stroud) Limited. This was due to matters having previously been addressed by the police by way of advice given.
Lambeth Labour Group
(members association and unincorporated association)
Failure to provide notification of gifts to a political party exceeding £25,000.

Offence.

£600 (variable monetary penalty)

Paid on 18 May 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Labour for a People's Vote
(members association)
Failure to deliver two donation reports within 30 days of accepting donations.

Offence.

Penalties totalling £400 (2 x £200 fixed monetary penalties).

Paid on 14 May 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Shropshire Party
(registered political party)
Late delivery of weekly donations and transactions reports for 2019 UK Parliamentary General Election.

Offences.

Penalties totalling £400 (2 x £200 fixed monetary penalties).

Paid on Initial Notice on 29 April 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
The Cynon Valley Party
(registered political party)
Late submission of annual accounts (2018).

Offence.

£200 (fixed monetary penalty)

Paid 18 May 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Ulster Unionist Party
(Fermanagh and South Tyrone accounting unit)
Late submission of annual accounts (2017).

Offence.

£200 (fixed monetary penalty).

Paid on Initial Notice on 17 April 2020.

Sanctions were appropriate in this case, in line with our enforcement policy.
Kingston Independent Residents Group
(registered political party)
Late submission of annual accounts (2018).

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
The Commission concluded two investigations into potential failures to comply with PPERA by two Northern Ireland regulated donees, relating to donations accepted prior to 1 July 2017. The Commission made no determination of offence in either case.
Alliance European People's Party UK
(registered political party)
Failure to deliver accurate quarterly transaction reports.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The party delivered inaccurate reports of loans, insofar as it reported loans that were not reportable. The Commission was satisfied this was based on the party misinterpreting the requirements, but that the issue was now resolved and no sanction was appropriate.
Andover Alliance
(registered political party)
Late delivery of quarterly donations and transactions reports.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Barnet Labour Group
(Members association)
Failure to deliver a donation report within 30 days of acceptance.

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The association made some reports late, but the Commission was satisfied that there were mitigating factors and decided to impose no sanction.
Conservative and Unionist Party
(Berwick Upon Tweed accounting unit)
Late submission of annual accounts (2017); Failure to keep accurate financial records.
 

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Conservative and Unionist Party 
(Northumberland and Tyne & Wear accounting unit)
Late submission of annual accounts (2017)

No offence.

N/A.

Closed without further action.

The accounting unit was merged with others during the relevant year, and the Commission was not informed. The former accounting unit was not required to deliver accounts as its income and expenditure were not above the required threshold.
Conservative and Unionist Party
(Thurrock accounting unit)
Late submission of annual accounts (2017)

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Leigh, Atherton & Tyldesley Together
(registered political party)
Late submission of annual accounts (2018)

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Northamptonshire Independents
(registered political party)
Late submission of annual accounts (2018)

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.
Nova Forte
(registered political party)
Late submission of annual accounts (2018)

Offence.

No sanction.

Closed without further action.

The accounts were delivered late, but mitigating factors meant that no sanction was imposed.