ELECTIONS BILL IS ‘A THREAT’ TO ELECTORAL COMMISSION INDEPENDENCE, SAYS CHAIRMAN

Plans to reform the Electoral Commission could undermine public confidence in its independence, the body’s chair has said. © PA Wire A ballot box at a polling station. Electoral Commission chair John Pullinger has said proposed reforms to election law are a ‘threat’ to the commission’s independence. (Rui Vieira/PA) - PA Wire The Elections Bill being debated in Parliament would a...

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