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Posts Tagged: Electoral Commission
The media has suggested there is something suspect about the Conservative Party’s receipt of private money.
The second piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
John Pullinger has done little to quell concerns that the body interferes in issues beyond its remit.
Tougher laws against fraud are welcome. But the police are failing to enforce election law as it stands.
Iain Dale: Only one of the two Conservative Chairmen may be in trouble over donations. And it isn’t Amanda Milling.
Plus: Why on earth has my bank shortened its name to Abrdn? And: The DUP should think carefully about toppling Arlene Foster.
Whatever you think of Johnson’s flat, the Electoral Commission’s record on investigations is shockingly bad
The investigation alone seems to be taken as evidence of serious wrongdoing on the PM’s part, with the EC presented as the great arbiter of political conduct.
Patel should haul in Dick for an interview without coffee. Meanwhile, Loughton intends to raise the case at the Home Affairs Select Committee.
We are seeing the rise of the outrider. These ‘non-party campaigns’ often spring up in and around elections – with the public in the dark about their funding.
Peter Golds: The Electoral Commission has failed to take action against fake newspapers – or fake political parties
Polling organisations have strict guidelines as to questions and methodology. Why can’t we have rules to stop dodgy bar charts?
If Putin hoped that Brexit would detach us from our alliances, there’s no evidence of that happening so far, and much to the contrary.
The Electoral Commission stumbles from one crisis to another – while proven voter fraud goes unpunished.
“An experiment that has failed”. Jon Moynihan of Vote Leave’s full submission about the Electoral Commission.
The Public Administration Committee would take a 3000-word document only. Here is Moynihan’s complete take.
Analysis suggested the smaller map would have produced a bigger Tory majority – but others say it would make it harder for newly-elected MPs to hold on next time.
The Electoral Commission had proposed a delay until the autumn. It does leave a number of practical challenges.