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POLICE ISSUE GUIDELINES OVER POLLING STATION DISRUPTION

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Police have told electoral administrators the priority will be to keep polling stations open if there are any secur...
Police have told electoral administrators the priority will be to keep polling stations open if there are any security alerts today, BBC Radio Four's Today programme reported this morning.

Police say contingency plans for the country's 45,000 polling stations mean they will not be automatically evacuated if there is a threat of IRA attack. But if a polling station has to be closed, voting would have to resume tomorrow, the programme reported.
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