Andrew Studd, partner, and Victoria Ehmann, solicitor, both in the charity and social business team, highlight the key points of the Electoral Commission's recent amendments to the guidance notes on the rules relating to non-party campaigning that were introduced by the Lobbying Act.  

The updates are in response to concerns raised by the charity sector and have come at a crucial time. We have now entered the regulated period for the General Election 2015 so charities must ensure they register with the Electoral Commission if they are carrying out regulated campaign activity.

Campaigning & the Lobbying Act - Electoral Commission amendments guidance - October 2014