Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Conspiracy Theory

After almost a year the police investigation into Ruth Davidson’s comments about the taking of tallies in the Scottish referendum has finally concluded and a report has been submitted to the Crown Office. This event seems only to have been

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Davidson: “I wasn’t in any rooms where that was happening.”

The police investigation into allegations of postal vote sampling in the Referendum has now completed and a report passed to the Crown Office. In an interview for the Sunday Herald, Paul Hutcheon asked Ruth Davidson about the references she made

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Electoral Commission Input to Law Commissions’ Review of Electoral Law

The Electoral Commission have recently submitted a paper (published on September 10th) on legislative issues that arose in relation to the May 2015 elections to the Law Commissions’ Review of Electoral Law. The first issue listed is the tallying of

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Further Information on Electoral Commission Released under FoI

A further FoI request to the Electoral Commission (FOI 81 15), not submitted by me, seeking information on correspondence on counting of postal votes has uncovered some more information in how the Electoral Commission responded to allegations of postal vote

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Cabinet Office Discussed Postal Vote Tallying with Labour Party in January

Following a Freedom of Information request asking the Cabinet Office for copies of any communications relating to postal vote tallies, I have received a copy of this email exchange between the Labour Party and the Cabinet Office in January 2015,

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