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Cost of Election

Request Description

Following the General election of 2015 could we please enquire as to how many tellers/counters were employed your local authority in order to action the count and provide the result of the ballot for both the local elections and the election of MP's to the house of commons?

Additionally to the above if a figure is known for the employment of the staff for this event is known could that additionally be provided?

Request Date11 May 2015
Requested byIndividual
Released Date  

28 July 2015                    


175 people were engaged to cover the verification, parliamentary and local election counts held over the night of the 7/8 May and 8 May 2015.No information is currently available on the overall costs of employment