The Election Programmes Code only applies to election programmes that are broadcast on television or radio during the general election period. Usually, ‘election programmes’ will appear as short promotional / campaign clips for political parties or candidates, broadcast on TV or on radio.
To make a complaint about an election programme, you can use the BSA’s online form below. Before you make your complaint, we recommend you read the information contained here:
Election Programmes Code
During the regulated election period for the 2017 General Election (23 June - midnight, 22 September 2017), the BSA will fast-track its determination of complaints about election-related broadcast content and 'election programmes' as defined in the Broadcasting Act. To read more about the fast-track election complaints process, see:
Fast-track complaints process for election-related broadcast content [PDF]253.78 KB
Please note in relation to the Election Programmes Code: