Verification Number - Elected Mayor Referendum

The Local Authorities (Referendum) (Petitions and Directions) (England) Regulations 2000

Notice of Verification Number

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:

5,219

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:

Contact: the Democratic Services team

Last updated on 24/02/2021