Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils are considering a proposal to merge, creating a new District Council covering the whole of South Warwickshire (the areas currently covered by Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils).
The public consultation on the plans to create a South Warwickshire Council starts this week on Monday 6 September and runs until Sunday 24 October.
The consultation document and online questionnaire can be viewed and completed at: www.southwarwickshire.org.uk
The Local Authorities (Referendum) (Petitions and Directions) (England) Regulations 2000
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The Local Government Act 2000 provides that electors in the council's area can petition the council to hold a referendum on whether the local authority should have an elected mayor. A petition must be signed by at least 5% of the local government electors for the district.
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 15 December 2020 is:
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of petitions presented from 1 January 2021 to 31st December 2021.
For further information, please contact Election Services: