||<p>The Electoral Commission in its 2018 report ‘Digital campaigning - Increasing transparency
for voters’, included recommendations relating to foreign donations and campaigning.
The Government has discussed these with the Electoral Commission.</p><p>On 5th May
2019, the Government announced it will consult on safeguarding UK elections. The consultation
may consider recommendations for increasing transparency on digital political advertising,
including by third parties; closing loopholes on foreign spending in elections; preventing
shell companies from sidestepping the current rules on political finance and on action
to tackle foreign lobbying.</p>