Referendum spending rules 'threat to democracy'

Referendum spending rules 'threat to democracy'
Warning on 'serious threat to democracy'. Pic: RollingNews.ie

David Waddell, who was a senior investigator at the Standards in Public Office Commission, has warned of 'spectacular defects” in Ireland’s campaign finance laws

“Spectacular defects” in Ireland’s campaign finance laws pose a serious threat to democracy ahead of this summer’s abortion referendum, a former state ethics investigator has warned.

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