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Election Offences: Prosecutions

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 14950, tabled on 11 February 2020

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.

Answered on

16 April 2020

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.

Answered by

Cabinet Office
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