EXCLUSIVE: Election officers bid for legal protection

By Heather Jameson and Dan Peters | 19 January 2021

Returning officers have called for protection against lawsuits for running this year’s elections if the Government sticks to holding them in May during a pandemic.

Solace president Joanne Roney and the group’s spokesperson for elections and democracy, Louise Round, made the call in a letter to electoral law minister Chloe Smith.

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