Search results for ‘Expenses’

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  • 9 Jan 2019

    A senior Conservative Party campaign official has been found guilty of breaking election expenses law.

  • 12 Nov 2018

    A senior Conservative official accused of intentionally encouraging or assisting an MP and his agent to submit false expense returns has said she did not take control of Craig Mackinlay’s campaign in the 2015 general election. Giving evidence for the first time, Marion Little insists she was there as part of a team set up by the Conservatives…

  • 4 Jul 2017

    A Conservative MP has appeared in court over fraud charges relating to his 2015 general election expenses. Craig Mackinlay, the South Thanet MP, his election agent Nathan Gray and senior Conservative party campaigner Marion Little also face charges after an investigation by this programme. All three pleaded not guilty in court.

  • 3 Jun 2017

    In South Thanet the election campaign has been overshadowed by the charges facing Conservative candidate Craig Mackinlay – for alleged overspending during the 2015 election campaign. This followed a year long investigation by this programme into Conservative party spending in the last election. Mr Mackinlay insisted he had done nothing wrong, calling the charges unfounded.…

  • 2 Jun 2017

    The Conservative candidate Craig Mackinlay says he will carry on his campaign in South Thanet, despite being charged with “corrupt practices” over his 2015 election expenses.  Mr Mackinlay described the decision to prosecute as “shocking”, while Theresa May said she believed the allegations were unfounded. Mr Mackinlay is accused of falsely declaring expenses in the…

  • 2 Jun 2017

    Craig Mackinlay, Nathan Gray, and Marion Little have been charged with offences under the Representation of the People Act 1983.

  • 10 May 2017

    Former SNP leader Alex Salmond.

  • 10 May 2017

    Neil Carmichael, one of the Conservative MPs who was under investigation but has today been cleared.

  • 10 May 2017

    Conservative MPs and agents will face no charges over election expenses allegations relating to the party’s 2015 Battlebus campaign, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

  • 18 Apr 2017

    Criminal charges against more than 30 people, including a raft of Conservative MPs and their agents, are being considered by the Crown Prosecution Service over election expenses at the last general election, Channel 4 News can reveal.

  • 12 Apr 2017

    The Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner could face criminal charges over allegations she failed to properly declare the election expenses of a Conservative candidate during the 2015 General Election.

  • 17 Mar 2017

    In Cardiff, there’s been no sign of compromise from Theresa May, as she told Conservatives a second Scottish referendum would be “bad for us all”.

  • 16 Mar 2017

    Gavin Millar QC, an expert in election law, and John Strafford, who is the Chairman of the Campaign for Conservative Democracy speak on the election expenses scandal.

  • 16 Mar 2017

    The record £70,000 fine handed out to to the Tory party for improperly declaring election expenses may have landed during Theresa May’s premiership, but the actions that provoked it happened on David Cameron’s watch.

  • 16 Mar 2017

    The place thought most likely to face a by-election as a result of the expenses investigations is South Thanet, where the Tories went all out during the 2015 general election to deny UKIP leader Nigel Farage a seat in parliament. Craig Mackinlay, the man who did win South Thanet for the Conservatives, has been questioned…