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 15th February 2018 is:


This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2019 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2019. If this number is less than 8007, 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 2019 shall also be that lesser number.


Nicholas Brain

Electoral Registration Officer

North Somerset Council
Walliscote Grove Road
BS23 1UJ

Thursday 22 February 2018


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