Tory Election Expenses……

 

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UPDATE: New Statesman article on the files passed to the CPS by 12 police forces in March 2017

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/elections/2017/03/70000-question-what-does-conservative-party-election-expenses-scandal

Channel Four – Election Expenses Exposed

Brilliantly put together dossier on the overspending, where a lot of hotel costs, in particular, were not included!

http://www.channel4.com/news/election-expenses-exposed

Alex Chalk and Consertive activists and the battlebus

From the Daily Mirror……

Busted: The 24 Tories and how they ‘broke General Election spending rules’

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/busted-24-tories-how-broke-7467603

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The Tories seem to think they can just ‘amend’ an expense return……

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These points are from @laboureoin…….

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All the pictures of activists with the battlebus on this blog post, also show a sign promoting the local candidate. Clearly that shows the battlebus was being used locally, to help elect local candidates, and not as part of general Conservative propaganda.

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Dave admits “misdeclaring”…….

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It is a legal requirement for election agents to submit a correct expense return.

Failing to declare spending by candidates and their electoral agents is a criminal offence under the Representation of the People Act. It carries a maximum penalty of one year in jail or an unlimited fine.

Source: Daily Mirror – http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tories-break-election-laws-battle-7797299

LINKS

BattleBus – Everything You Need to Know: http://www.channel4.com/news/battlebus-everything-you-need-to-know

 

 

 

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