SCOTTISH Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has become the first MSP to be fined by the UK Electoral Commission after failing to declare on time almost £15,000 of donations to her leadership campaign.
The commission last week issued a report stating that Davidson twice broke electoral law by missing the 30-day deadline for registering two donations totalling £14,500 in October.
The Glasgow MSP was fined £400, with each offence punished by a fixed penalty of £200. Davidson paid the fine on May 11.
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