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Snap general election cost over £140m

From BBC - September 13, 2017

Theresa May's decision to call June's snap general election cost taxpayers more than 140m, it has been revealed.

More than 98m was spent on returning officers' fees and 42.5m on delivering election literature.

Mrs May lost her Commons majority in the election, which was called three years earlier than required under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act.

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