Publication of Verification Number

The Verification notice gives the number equivalent to 5% of Local Government electors. This is needed to determine the validity of petitions and published during February.

Publication of Verification Number

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

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 15th February 2021 is: 4743.

This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2022 will be published within 14 days of the 15th February 2022.  If this number is less than 4743, the number to be used for verification purposes in relation to any petition submitted for the period beginning on the date of publication of the lower number until 31st March 2022 shall also be that lower number.

Kathy O`Leary, Electoral Registration Officer, Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf, Stroud, Glos, GL5 4UB. Tuesday, 16 February 2021


 

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