Election campaigning rules take effect for purdah 1

1 Apr 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Now that Parliament has been dissolved ahead of the general election on 7 May, all charities must make sure that they are following Charity Commission campaigining guidance, and those that are registered as third-party campaigners must begin weekly reporting to the Electoral Commission.


Election campaigning rules take effect for purdah

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