No criminal charge for Tory battlebus



Not enough evidence to secure conviction, say prosecutors
NO TORIES will be charged over allegations of electoral fraud from 2015, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said yesterday.
Around 30 MPs and activists were investigated by 14 police forces over spending irregularities in the general election campaign.
The Electoral Commission had already fined the Conservative Party £70,000 for “numerous failures” in reporting its expenses for the 2015 general election and three by-elections in 2014. O
ne ruse was to record their battlebus — transporting hordes of Tory activists between marginal... read more

 
11 May 2017 in Editorial, Views: 47
Source: Morning Star
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