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The Hon Member for Michael (Mr Cannan) to ask the Minister for the Treasury -
What is the total cost or estimated total cost to Government (including all fees and expenses incurred by Returning Officers) of the House of Keys General Election on 23rd November 2006?
The estimate included in the 2006/07 Budget for the General Election was £160,000.
The cost of the 2006 General Election for the House of Keys is estimated to be £164,500. Certain claims and invoices are still outstanding.
The figure is compiled as follows -