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Publication of Verification Number (Referendums & Petitions)

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

Publication of Verification Number

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 2013 is:


This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2014 will be published within 14 days of the 15th February 2014.  If this number is less than 2641, 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 31st March 2014 shall also be that lower number.

The number that will be used for determining the validity of petitions presented before 1st April 2013 is 2639.

Helen Lockwood
Proper Officer
Rossendale Borough Council
Futures Park
Newchurch Road
OL13 0BB

Telephone: 01706 252445

Elections Office, Futures Park, Bacup, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13 0BB