House of Commons
VOTE LEAVE'S BREACH OF ELECTORAL LAW
EDM #2259
Tabled 01 April 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House recognises that Vote Leave committed multiple offences under electoral law regarding campaign spending and funding; acknowledges that Vote Leave was fined a total of £61,000 for multiple offences under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (“PPERA”); notes with concern that Vote Leave has acknowledged that it broke electoral law by dropping its appeal against the Electoral Commission’s ruling; calls on the heads and figureheads of the Vote Leave campaign publicly to apologise for the organisation’s misconduct; calls on Her Majesty’s Government to act; and expresses its desire for a new referendum to be called on the UK’s membership of the EU given the invalidity of the 2016 referendum.