Campaign spending of £250,000 or less at 2021 Scottish Parliament election
2 Nov 2021 12:29 PM
The Electoral Commission has today published the campaign spending returns of political parties and non-party campaigners that spent £250,000 or less campaigning at the 2021 Scottish Parliament election.
Nineteen parties reported spending £250,000 or less on campaigning during the regulated period which ran from 6 January 2021 to polling day on 6 May 2021. Altogether these parties reported spending of £623,476 on campaigning at the poll.
Seven registered non-party campaigners reported spending £250,000 or less on campaigning during the regulated period, totalling £260,220.
Louise Edwards, Director of Regulation at the Electoral Commission said:
“The publication of campaign spending information relating to this year’s Scottish Parliament election is an important part of delivering transparency, which is essential to our democratic process. It is vital that voters are able to see clearly and accurately how money is spent on influencing them at elections.”
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