April 2022 - Present

Last updated 21 June 2022.

Subject Investigated for Decision Summary of reasons(s)
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