Robert Walter

Former Conservative MP for North Dorset

Third Party Campaigning in Elections

There have been votes in Parliament on the regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections.

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Robert Walter generally voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections

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Major votes

  • On 22 Jan 2014: Robert Walter voted to include staff costs under the controls on spending by campaigners who are not candidates, or who are not putting up candidates, in general elections. Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Robert Walter voted against limiting what counts as controlled expenditure by third parties in general elections to only expenditure on election materials and unsolicited phone calls. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 26 — Definition of Controlled Expenditure by Third Parties During Elections Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 27 — Cap on Spending by 3rd Parties in Elections Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 26 — Meaning of "controlled expenditure" Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Schedule 3 — Types of Third Party Spending Restricted Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 27 — Cap on Spending by 3rd Parties in Elections Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 28 — Constituency Limit on Third Party Spending Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Robert Walter was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Second Reading Show vote

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