Election Guidance

Now that the election has been confirmed for 12 December 2019, here is a reminder for all charities of their responsibilities in the weeks ahead.

The Churches’ Legislation Advisory Service has updated its guidelines for the 2019 general election.  Download PDF here.

The Charity Commission have also issued advice that the political context for this election is very different from that which people may have experienced in the past. 

They have advised that trustees read the following:
As well as your responsibilities under charity law, you need to be aware of the rules on what is called 'third party campaigning' under electoral law, which may affect your charity. The Electoral Commission has worked with charities to produce 'Non-party campaigners: where to start', using real-life case studies to provide advice to charity campaigners.

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Churches’ Legislation Advisory Service

The Churches’ Legislation Advisory Service has updated their guidelines for the 2019 general election. 

Download here