Danny Alexander

Former MP, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Liberal Democrat

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

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections:

  • On 3 Sep 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Decline Second Reading Show full debate
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Second Reading Show full debate
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 26 — Meaning of "controlled expenditure" Show full debate
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Danny Alexander 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 full debate
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Danny Alexander 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 full debate
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Danny Alexander 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 full debate
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Danny Alexander voted for more restrictions on the activities of campaigners who are not candidates or are not putting up candidates during elections. Show full debate
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Danny Alexander voted to reduce the amount campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, are permitted to spend on elections, and to reduce the spending threshold at which such campaigners are required to register. Show full debate
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Danny Alexander voted to introduce a register of lobbyists, to increase regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and to strengthen requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show full debate
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Schedule 3 — Inclusion of Staff Costs in Controlled Expenditure Show full debate
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Danny Alexander was absent for a vote on Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Clause 28 — Regulated Expenditure by Third Parties in General Elections Show full debate

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