High Court threat to Tories on election cash cover-up



THE Tories were served notice yesterday that they are being taken to court over claims they broke general election law by failing to declare all their campaign spending.
The Electoral Commission has applied to the High Court for an order that would force the Conservative Party to hand over documents crucial to its investigation into the scandal.
It is believed to be the first time that Britain’s election watchdog has begun legal action against a political party — and it came on the first day of an international anti-corruption summit in London hosted by PM David Cameron.
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13 May 2016 in World News, Views: 29
Source: Morning Star
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