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Lilian Greenwood

Labour MP for Nottingham South

@LilianGreenwood https://facebook.com/liliangreenwood4labour

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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Lilian Greenwood consistently voted against 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 26 Jan 2016: Lilian Greenwood voted to make clear charities can undertake political campaigning. Show vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Lilian Greenwood 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 vote
  • On 22 Jan 2014: Lilian Greenwood voted to limit 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: Lilian Greenwood voted for lesser restrictions on the activities of campaigners who are not candidates or are not putting up candidates during elections. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted not to reduce the amount campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, are permitted to spend on elections, and not to reduce the spending threshold at which such campaigners are required to register. Show vote
  • On 9 Oct 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted against regulating and restricting all spending broadly connected with an election by those campaigning who are not candidates, or putting up candidates, with an exemption for communications with an organisation's own supporters. Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted against regulating and restricting election related campaigning by those who are who are not candidates, or putting up candidates, when it involves spending on advertising and material delivered to households etc. but not when it involves informing people about their candidates or communicating with their own organisation's supporters. Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted not to reduce the amount campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, are permitted to spend on elections, and not to reduce the spending threshold at which such campaigners are required to register. Show vote
  • On 10 Sep 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted against capping the amount a campaigner who is not a candidate or putting up candidates can spend in each individual constituency during an election period at £9,750. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote
  • On 3 Sep 2013: Lilian Greenwood voted against introducing a register of lobbyists, against increasing regulation of campaigners who are not standing, or putting up candidates, in general elections and against strengthening requirements on trade unions to maintain up to date membership lists. Show vote

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