New guidance for non-party campaigners has been published by the Electoral Commission, to promote their understanding of the rules and support them to campaign with confidence all year-round.
The Electoral Commission has launched a consultation into the guidance it issues on election rules for campaigners.
New research from campaigners’ organisation Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) has revealed the chilling reality of the Lobbying Act. Less than a third (32%) of campaigners reported that they have not changed their campaigning as a result Read more
Campaign Collective is supporting research on the impact of the Lobbying Act, carried out by Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) to ensure the sector has the most up-to-date evidence possible to inform discussions with the Government Read more
The Freedom To Campaign Guide to what campaigners CAN do under the UK’s Lobbying Act has attracted close to 400 downloads since it was launched a week ago. The Guide, written in response to the Read more
A free guide for charities to continue to campaign in the face of the “chilling effect” of the Lobbying Act has been launched by communications social enterprise Campaign Collective. The “Freedom To Campaign Guide” has been Read more
The three main party manifestos have failed to address the concerns campaigners have with Lobbying Act rules. Sapio Research figures commissioned by Campaign Collective revealed that just over half of charities and social enterprises believe this general Read more
Less than one in five charities and not-for-profits understand the restrictions imposed on campaigning during the General Election by the Lobbying Act.
An urgent research study has been launched to understand the impact of the General Election on charities and social enterprises. Sapio Research and Campaign Collective have teamed up to ask charity and social enterprise staff Read more