The UK General Election took place on 8 June 2017, resulting in an increase in non-voted programme Resource Departmental Expenditure Limit of £140,850,000.
This forecast covers England, Scotland and Wales and comprises:
to cover fees and expenses incurred by Returning Officers in running the poll
to cover primarily the delivery of elections addresses at public expense by the Universal Service Provider (Royal Mail) in accordance with legislation
The additional non-voted resources of £140,850,000 will be shown in Cabinet Office’s Supplementary Estimate 2017-18.
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Having drawn down £140,850,000, the Cabinet Office will transfer £14,359,330 at Supplementary Estimate 2017-18 to the Scotland Office to cover forecast election expenses in Scotland.