Brexit campaigner and bankroller, Arron Banks, has been referred to the National Crime Agency by the Electoral Commission for possible criminal activity relating to payments to the Leave campaign. This is how the news broke.
— Carole Cadwalladr (@carolecadwalla) November 1, 2018
We already know electoral law was broken. Now Aaron Banks is under investigation because https://t.co/pbNTdJCphb stands accused of spending foreign money.
Brexit must be put on hold until we know the extent of these crimes against our democracy.https://t.co/WrJcXng8o7
— David Lammy (@DavidLammy) November 1, 2018
The general reaction has been that it couldnt have come soon enough.
that grinding noise you can hear is @Arron_banks shredding his paperwork
couldn't have happened to a nicer guy really. thoughts and prayers.
— Dan Hett (@danhett) November 1, 2018
ALL REMAINERS TO THE PUB https://t.co/WStCFUlCRV
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) November 1, 2018
No right-minded person would think Brexit should continue while the National Crime Agency are investigating Arron Banks.
Thankfully there are no right-minded people in government.
— Boris Johnson . . . . . not (@BorisJohnson_MP) November 1, 2018
I guess they finally took your advice pic.twitter.com/S2hT8lXPor
— James Felton (@JimMFelton) November 1, 2018
— Frank Cottrell-Boyce (@frankcottrell_b) November 1, 2018
Total shock that a man who funded a racist party which has corroded political discourse and sent Britain into a geopolitical bin is now under criminal investigation
— Sathnam Sanghera (@Sathnam) November 1, 2018
Idea for a new sitcom. A millionaire insurance company owner shares a prison cell with a fashion student.
— Steve Analyst (@EmporersNewC) November 1, 2018
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