To ensure an increasingly trusted and transparent system of regulation in political finance, overseeing compliance, promoting understanding amongst those regulated and proactively pursuing breaches
This goal captures our regulatory role. This work focuses on two areas at the heart of a healthy democracy: ensuring transparency and good regulation.
- 1. The number of returns we check annually varies and is higher in years with electoral events, when we receive more and larger financial returns. ↩ Back to content
- 2. Where we missed the deadline, the cases were complex and required significant legal advice or evidential analysis. The unscheduled UK Parliamentary general election also required us to re-allocate resource. ↩ Back to content
- 3. Our need to prioritise monitoring and interventions work during the campaign period for the unscheduled UK Parliamentary general election temporarily drew resources away from sanctions decisions. ↩ Back to content
- The Electoral Commission
- UK wide