Electoral fraud investigation - update Date published: 16th March 2017 11.46am

Cheshire Constabulary has completed its investigation into alleged electoral fraud in relation to expenses submitted following the 2015 General Election.

After a 12-month time extension was obtained for potential prosecution, a thorough investigation took place with a specific focus on the Weaver Vale and Chester constituencies.

Having gathered all the evidence available, it has now been established that no criminal offences have been committed, and no further action will be taken.