The Local Government Act 2000 - The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions and Directions) (England) Regulations 2000
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 15 February 2022 is: 5674
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 2022. If this number is less than 5674, 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 that lower number.
Head of Governance