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The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011

Notice of Verification Number


The Borough Council is required by The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011 to publish the number that is equal to 5% of the number of local government electors shown in the register of electors having effect on 15 February 2019.

That number is 3715 and will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of any Petitions presented from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2020 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2020.  If this number is less than 3715, 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 lesser number until 31 March 2020 shall also be that lesser number.

Andrew Seekings
Electoral Registration Officer
Allerdale Borough Council

25 February 2019