Notice of verification number

Registered electors in the borough can petition us to hold a referendum on whether we should change to a different form of governance.

A petition like this needs to be signed by at least 5 per cent of the local government electors in the borough, which effectively from 15 February 2022 is 5843.


Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Local Government Act 2000

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

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 a local authority should change to a different form of governance.  A petition must be signed by at least 5% of the local government electors for the Borough.

In accordance with 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 15 February 2022 is: 5843

This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2023 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2023.  If this number is less than 5843 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 31 March 2023 shall also be the lower number.

Ian Thomas CBE 

Electoral Registration Officer and Proper Officer

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

Guildhall

Kingston upon Thames 

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15 February 2022


 

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