Electoral Commission Launches Investigation Over Paisley Event

The Electoral Commission has launched an investigation in relation to money paid by Mid and East Antrim Council for an event hosted by Ian Paisley.

The North Antrim MP hosted the event at the Tullyglass Hotel in Ballymena last September.

The Council paid £1,500 to sponsor a table at the event and both have said the money went directly to the hotel.
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The Electoral Commission confirmed it had opened an investigation into the donation from Mid and East Antrim Council to Ian Paisley.


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