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Fraud: Elections

Volume 476: debated on Thursday 22 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if she will issue advice to chief constables on the priority they should attach to investigating allegations of electoral fraud and malpractice. (201034)

This is an operational matter for chief constables.

The Association of Chief Police Officers and the Electoral Commission have published guidance on preventing and detecting electoral malpractice throughout England and Wales.