Tag: Electoral Commission

Electoral Commission: Voters denied democratic rights

The Electoral Commission has called on the Government to change the law so that voters are never again refused the opportunity to cast their vote, as happened at some polling stations during the last general election. The Commission is continuing to urge the Government to accept an amendment to the Electoral Registration and Administration Bill…

Elections watchdog to investigate Lib Dem expenses

The Electoral Commission have announced they will be conducting an investigation into Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne’s election expenses. A complaint from the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics elicited this response from the Commission: “Our assessment of the information indicated that there may be the possibility of an offence under Representation of the People Act 1983.”…