Publication of Verification Number

The Local Authority (Referendums) (Petitions & Directions) (England) Regulations 2000

Petitions for Elected Mayoral Referendums

In accordance with Regulation 4(1) of the above regulations the number that is equal to 5% of the number of local government electors shown in the revised register of electors having effect on the 15 February 2022 is:

8265

This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2023 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2023. If this number is less than 8265, the number to be used for verification purposes in relation to any petition presented to the authority in the period beginning on the date of publication of the lesser number until 31 March 2023 shall also be that lesser number.

Nicholas Brain - Proper Officer

Wednesday 2 February 2022