UK: CLEAR To Become A Company Limited By Guarantee Following Members’ Referendum

Over the course of the first two weeks in September, CLEAR members have been voting online on CLEAR’s future legal status.

CLEAR was a single-issue political party until 2014, when the Executive Committee decided not to renew its registration with the Electoral Commission. It was felt that the idea of a single-issue party standing for Parliament was out of date and ineffective.

In recent years we have seen significant disadvantages to being a political party. Some of the media get nervous because of rules requiring balance in reporting. Potential members are put off by having to join a political party, and potential donors may be put off for the same reason. The cost of running even a very modest election campaign is now enormous and achieves little in the way of publicity or success.

CLEAR put the motion that it become a 'company limited by guarantee' out for referendum to...

Rate this article: 

This marijuana news is brought to you by 420 Intel. For the latest breaking cannabis industry news, subscribe to the 420 Intel newsletter. If you'd like to promote your product or service in this area after every article, contact us.