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9. Publication of Verification Number

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

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 2017 is:


This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2017 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2017. If this number is less than 5000, 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 2017 shall also be that lower number. 

Nicola Bulbeck
Electoral Registration Officer
Teignbridge District Council
Forde House
Newton Abbot
TQ12 4XX

Monday, 15 February 2016