The Electoral Commission has published guidance for the May 2016 elections for:
- National Assembly for Wales, Police and Crime Commissioners Wales
- Scottish Parliament
- Northern Ireland Assembly
Guides for the following are due out soon (links are already in place):
- Local government in England, Police and Crime Commissioners England
- Greater London Authority
Organisations which are engaging with these, as ‘non-party campaigners’, need to understand and comply with the campaign rules. The regulated period starts 5th January 2016.
See Electoral Commission 2016 page – the various guides are in pdf.
The Scottish charity regulator has a news item summarising the position for Holyrood elections and linking to both its own and the Commission’s guidance.