Election Expenses and the Conservative Party

Election Expenses and the Conservative Party

Guest blog by Unlock Democracy and life long Conservative Party John Strafford (Author of Our Fight for Democracy).

When Channel 4 and The Daily Mail started raising questions about the Tory Party election expenses the sensible thing to have done would have been to be totally open and transparent about all the expenditure they had incurred both locally and nationally. 

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Letter in the Times: Fair votes at local elections

Letter in the Times: Fair votes at local elections

Today the Sunday Times published our joint letter on local electoral reform, calling for local councils to be given the power to choose a fairer voting system for local elections. We've assembled support from across the political spectrum, including three party leaders and figures from each major party, as well as strong support from independents in local government.

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#LondonMayor2016: How not to lose your vote

 #LondonMayor2016: How not to lose your vote

Guest blog by Unlock Democracy London Coordinator James Grindrod

According to the Electoral Commission’s report 19% of people in the 2012 elections said found the use of the two systems confusing. So it’s important to know what to do if you want your vote to count. Today we are going to looking at how you vote for the next Mayor of London

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