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


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

What is the 1922 Committee and why is it called that?

What is the Conservative party's 1922 committee, and how did it get its name?

What are rules for Tory leadership contests?

How does the Conservative party leadership election work, and what is the role of the 1922 committee?

What is a vassal state?

Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg warn that the UK would become a 'vassal state' under the Brexit deal supported by Theresa May.

What did John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

What did former tennis player John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

Why is Salvador Dali being exhumed?

Why are they digging up artist Salvador Dali's body?

What happened with the BBC News at Ten going off air?

What made the BBC News at Ten crash?

Why is Ed Miliband doing a radio show?

Why is the former Labour leader sitting in for Jeremy Vine?

Why is Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?

Why is three-times Oscar winner actor Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?