Referendum Petition Notice

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 2015 is: 5670.
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.
The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2016 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2016. If this number is less than 5670 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 2016 shall also be the lower number.
Andrew Bessant
Electoral Registration Officer and Proper Officer
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames
Monday 16 February 2015