Did the Conservative Party co-operate with the Electoral Commission?



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A party spokesman said that the party had complied fully with the commission's investigation. However the commission's report said that Conservative campaign headquarters “did not cooperate fully with the commission’s inquiries” and had at times “hindered and caused delay to the investigation”. On BBC Radio the commission's chief executive Claire Bassett said it had at one stage taken the party to court to get access to documents.

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