Referendums and Petitions
The Local Authority (Referendums) (Petitions & Directions) (England) Regulations 2000
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 28 February 2020 is:
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021.
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 5896, 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 2021 shall also be that lower number.
Electoral Registration Officer
Somerset West and Taunton Council
West Somerset House