Assembly Election

Stiffer fines needed says polling watchdog after Ukip fined £3,500 for election breaches

The Electoral Commission has asked the government to consider increasing the level of fines imposed to parties who breach the rules
Michael McHugh
FINES should be stiffened for political parties failing to properly declare election spending, a polling watchdog in Northern Ireland said. Ukip in Northern Ireland received a £3,500 penalty [...]

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