By Tim Sculthorpe, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline
Published: 16:50 BST, 13 September 2017 | Updated: 16:51 BST, 13 September 2017
Theresa May blew £141million in taxpayer cash by calling the snap election that wiped out her majority.
The Cabinet Office confirmed today the estimated costs for the June 8 poll for the first time.
It said £98.3million would cover fees and expenses incurred by returning officers for running the poll and the counts across the country.
Another £42.5million was spent delivering election materials to every household in the country.
Theresa May (pictured leaving No 10 today) blew £140million in taxpayer cash by calling the snap election that wiped out her majority
The official account for the election