Lord Phil Willis opens Harrogate campaign HQ with Tom Gordon
Lord Phil Willis opens Harrogate campaign HQ with Tom Gordon

Police make two arrests over election-related wrongdoing

7 June 2024

North Yorkshire Police have confirmed that they made arrests for the purposes of questioning for the ongoing investigation into wrongdoing during the Stray, Woodlands and Hookstone by-election in Harrogate.

At that time it was found that Libdems had posted literature that said that the Green Party did not have a candidate.


Statement from North Yorkshire Police:

A man aged in his 60s and a man aged in his 20s, both from the Harrogate area, were arrested on Tuesday 4 June 2024 in connection with an ongoing local election-related investigation.

Following questioning, they have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.


A Lib Dem spokesperson said:

This relates to a printing mistake during a local council by-election early this year, which we explained at the time.


1 Comment

  1. Thats not good in the genetal Election campaign . It is hard enough as it is for the Party without this. More fodder for the Tories and Andrew Jones. Hope thry get this sorted so they can focus on their campaign. They haven’t got long.

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