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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:11 pm on 11th June 2018.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 4:11 pm, 11th June 2018

As I said earlier in response to a question, of course if there is a suggestion of criminal activity, it will be a matter for the police as to any investigation that would be undertaken. The question whether or not electoral laws have been met is of course a matter for the Electoral Commission, but as the right hon. Gentleman might recall, from the police’s point of view, they have operational independence, and it is not for politicians to tell the police what to investigate.