Electoral Commission faces legal action over Vote Leave ruling

Electoral Commission faces legal action over Vote Leave ruling
 

The Electoral Commission is facing possible legal action over its decision to drop an investigation into Vote Leave's Brexit campaign spending.
Vote Leave paid £625,000 to clear bills allegedly run up by a university student with a Canadian digital agency days ahead of last June's referendum.
The Electoral Commission says it has no grounds to suspect this was an illegal scheme to get round spending limits.
But a group of campaigning lawyers says the watchdog failed to do its job.
The Good Law Project, run by Jo Maugham QC, is attempting to secure a judicial review of the Commission's... read more

 
12 October 2017 in Politics, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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