The Electoral Commission has launched an investigation into The Brexit Party's funding.

Officials arrived at headquarters as they review its finances according to reports. 

Nigel Farage's new movement faces the inspection two days before the European elections on Thursday.

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Yesterday Nigel Farage accused Gordon Brown of mounting a smear campaign after the former prime minister demanded an urgent investigation into Brexit Party funding. 

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Mr Brown questioned whether sufficient safeguards are in place to protect against “dirty money” donated by foreign actors attempting to influence UK politics.