Election Offences: Prosecutions

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 16th April 2020.

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Photo of Christopher Chope Christopher Chope Conservative, Christchurch

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many prosecutions have been brought against people alleged to have been in breach of UK electoral law in each of the last five years for which information is available.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

Data on electoral law offences is not collected or held by the Cabinet Office. The Electoral Commission reports on breaches of UK electoral law and will hold more detailed information.

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