Returning Officers Fees

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 15th October 2013.

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Photo of Greg Clark Greg Clark Minister of State (Cabinet Office), Minister of State (Cabinet Office) 11:30 am, 15th October 2013

Returning officers are entitled under the Representation of the People Act 1983 to receive payments for administering election polls, as those responsibilities fall outside their local authority duties.