Solicitors acting on behalf of the claimants in the case of Wilson & Others vs. The Prime Minister, also known as the UK in EU Challenge, have written again to Theresa May’s lawyers asking that she rethink her position following the Electoral Commission’s decision to refer Leave.EU donor Arron Banks to the National Crime Agency.
The Prime Minister has so far refused to act on the Challenge’s claims that illegal campaign spending during the course of the Referendum means the result cannot now be considered the ‘will of the people’ and therefore the Brexit process should be halted.
The National Crime Agency is expected to look into the source of Banks’s £8m donation to the Leave.EU campaign, the largest in UK political history.
On Tuesday an Information Commissioner’s Office report confirmed that fines of up to £135k will be levied at the pro-Brexit Leave.EU campaign, as well as an insurance company owned by Banks, after both were proven...