Consultation on draft Guidelines for elections to the UK Parliament and for English local government in 2015

Date: 15.01.2015     Last updated: 02.03.2015 at 12.08

These Guidelines are supplementary to the BBC’s usual Editorial Guidelines and help to define how the BBC will comply with its duty of due impartiality during the period leading up to and including the above elections. We’re inviting your views on whether these Guidelines are relevant and appropriate. The Trust will then take these views into account when considering whether they should approve the Guidelines. Please click on the links below to read the proposed Election Guidelines and supporting documents as well as information on how to give your views. The consultation closing date is 11 February 2015.

Draft Election Guidelines, PDF (386KB)

Draft Election Guidelines - Appendix 1 - Party Coverage 2015, PDF (170KB)

Consultation document (PDF, 173KB)

Background documents

Electoral Landscape Paper for May 2015 elections, PDF (86KB)

Annex to Electoral Landscape Paper - electoral data, PDF (387KB)