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Conservative election expenses: the problem with attacking electoral regulators

Clark, Alistair (2017) Conservative election expenses: the problem with attacking electoral regulators. British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 May 2017). Website.

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Abstract

No charges will be made against Conservative candidates who allegedly broke electoral law during the 2015 campaign. The first reaction of some of those involved was to feel vindicated, their second was to attack the regulators. Alistair Clark explains the importance of electoral law, and writes that, with trust in politics being already weak, politicians should be supporting the regime, whatever its flaws may be.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 11:24
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2020 23:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76723

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