Police investigate Peterborough by-election malpractice claims

Police are investigating five allegations of malpractice relating to the Peterborough by-election, which Labour won by 683 votes.

Three of these relate to postal votes, one allegation is of bribery and corruption and the fifth is of a breach of the privacy of the vote, Cambridgeshire Police said.

Labour candidate Lisa Forbes was elected after the by-election on June 6, with Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party in second place.

Peterborough Council said on June 10 that it...
source: Windsor Observer

2019-06-17 14:29
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