Programme-related guidance


Guidance related to broadcast content and standards.

On 8 June 2017 there will be a General Election in the UK. As an aid to broadcasters, we are publishing a digest of evidence of past electoral support (i.e. election results) and evidence of current support (in the form of opinion polls).

Evidence of past electoral support and evidence of current support ahead of the General Election taking place on 8 June 2017 PDF, 460.8 KB

Ofcom has published its Statement amending its rules in the areas of due impartiality, due accuracy, elections and referendums PDF, 398.1 KB with effect from 22 March 2017. As an aid to broadcasters, we are also publishing, ahead of the May 2017 elections, a digest of evidence of past electoral support (i.e. election results) and evidence of current support (in the form of opinion polls).

Evidence of past electoral support and evidence of current support ahead of elections taking place on 4 May 2017 PDF, 456.9 KB