Darren Grimes: the pro-Brexit student activist fined £20k

Darren Grimes: the pro-Brexit student activist fined £20k
 

In the summer of 2015, Darren Grimes was a Liberal Democrat activist from County Durham when he gave an interview to the BBC paying tribute to the party’s former leader Charles Kennedy.
“He believed that in an increasingly globalised world, having Britain in Europe was the only way forward,” said the young campaigner.
But within six months, Grimes was involved in running pro-Brexit campaigns. According to the Electoral Commission, he would soon be used by Vote Leave to channel hundreds of thousands of pounds into targeted Facebook ads – a change in direction which has today left him facing... read more

 
17 July 2018 in Politics, Views: 40
Source: Guardian
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