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VOTE LEAVE'S BREACH OF ELECTORAL LAW

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2259: tabled on 01 April 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

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.