Friday, November 30, 2007

Harriet Harman, the mortgage, and the trouble with reporting

November 30, 2007

Iain Dale is quite right about the need to declare to the Electoral Commission any mortgages owed to banks etc.. Section 71F of PPERA makes that clear. Here’s the Electoral Commission’s guidance; paragraphs 3.8-3.10, on page 12, are the relevant bit. Section 71F was inserted by section 61 of the Electoral Administration Act 2006.

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Wild talk and conspiracies

November 30, 2007

As I’ve already said in an earlier post, some people in discussing donorgate, or donationsgate, of Abrahamsgate or whatever it is, are inclined to wild talk about whether the police might be investigating Theft Act offences like theft and false accounting, or else money laundering offences. And I’ve dismissed that as wild talk. But I […]

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