Reining in the Political “Wild West”: Digital Campaigning, Electoral Transparency and Security (Lib Dem Conference)

15 Sep 15 Sep

Purbeck Room, Highcliff Marriott Hotel, BH2 5DU

Sunday 15 Sep 19 - Sunday 15 Sep 19 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Join us and the Social Liberal Forum at Lib Dem Conference for a discussion on creating campaign regulations for the 21st century.

The main legislation regulating political parties’ campaigning activity and finance dates back to 2000 – before Facebook (2004) or Twitter (2006) existed, let alone had any role in political campaigns.

Parties and campaigns can now collect huge quantities of personal information with little oversight. The rules on campaigning need to catch up with the digital age.

Speakers include Wera Hobhouse MP, Kyle Taylor from Fair Votes and former MP and Electoral Commissioner David Howarth.

Includes wine and canapes.

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Purbeck Room, Highcliff Marriott Hotel

Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel, Saint Michael's Road, Bournemouth, UK

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