Statement from the Returning Officer
Spring Elections 2018-19
As Returning Officer, I received and investigated a series of complaints relating to one of the candidates standing for Union President, Henry Hill.
These complaints covered potential breaches of various aspects of the Elections By-law and Guidance, which are in place to ensure free and fair elections with accountable campaigning. Amongst the complaints was a significant campaign overspend which resulted in extensive social media reach that is otherwise extremely unlikely to have been possible.
Having reviewed the evidence, I find that the candidate was in breach of the By-law and Guidance. The … Read the rest