Referendums and Petitions
The Local Authority (Referendums) (Petitions & Directions) (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 15 February 2021 is:
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.
The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2022 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2022. If this number is less than 5969, 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 2022 shall also be that lower number.
Electoral Registration Officer
Somerset West and Taunton Council
West Somerset House