The official Brexit campaign exceeded its legal spending limit, according to the Electoral Commission
- Nicola Slawson
Vote Leave has been fined £61,000 and reported to the police by the Electoral Commission for breaking electoral law.
The Electoral Commission published the conclusions of its investigation into the campaign spending of Vote Leave and found “significant evidence” of coordination with another campaign group, BeLeave.
The Electoral Commission found that the campaign group exceeded its legal spending limit of £7m by almost £500,000 during the 2016 referendum campaign.
The watchdog found…