Equality and human rights law during an election period: guidance for local authorities, candidates and political parties

Advice and Guidance
 

Who is this page for?

  • Public sector

Which countries is it relevant to?

    • England

      England

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    • Scotland

      Scotland

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    • Wales

      Wales

First published: 01 Mar 2015

This is the cover for Equality and human rights law during an election period publication

This document contains guidance on freedom of expression for local authorities, candidates and political parties during an election period. 

It covers:

  • what freedom of expression and fair elections are 
  • your legal duties under election laws
  • where your right to freedom of expression may be limited
  • how to complain about a political party if you think they haven't complied with their legal duties

 

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