What did the Conservative Party do wrong with its election expenses?



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What have the Tories been fined for doing?

A ruling by the Electoral Commission, which oversees the legal operation of elections in the UK, found:

  • "significant failures" to report accurately how much it spent on campaigning at three by-elections in 2014 and at the 2015 UK general election
  • missing payments in its general election spending return worth at least £104,765
  • other missing payments worth up to £118,124
  • missing invoices to the value of £52,924
  • missing records relating to sums invoiced to candidates in three 2014 by-elections

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