Tag Archives: Political Parties

Never underestimate the power of the ballot box

2016 has been the year that democracy reasserted itself. In June, voters across the UK took part in a historic referendum, the outcome of which has profoundly changed our relationships with 27 other nations. Last month, after an 18 month … Continue reading

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Online publication of party registrations.

Prior to 1998, the identity of political parties in the United Kingdom received little protection. As a result, the potential existed for voters to be easily confused by what they were seeing on their ballot papers. Perhaps the best known … Continue reading

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Money in politics – a global perspective

The topic of ‘money in politics’ is not exclusively relevant to the United Kingdom. Internationally, the issues of concern for regulators around the world are broadly consistent, but priorities differ depending on the particular political, democratic and socio-democratic context of … Continue reading

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There’s a ton to do before election day!

Today isn’t just any day – it is 100 days until voters go to the polls on 7 May to cast their ballots in the UK Parliamentary General Election and local elections that are taking place in some areas of … Continue reading

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