Notice of Verification Number
Registered electors in Pendle can petition us to hold a referendum on whether we should change to a different form of governance.
A petition like this needs to be signed by at least 5 per cent of the local government electors in the borough.
We publish what this figure is as of 15 February each year. For 2022, the figure is 3370.
Official wording of the notice
Pendle Borough Council
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 2022 is: 3370
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023.
The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2023 will be published within 14 days of the 15th February 2023. If this number is less than 3370, 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 2023 shall also be that lower number.
Electoral Registration Officer
Borough of Pendle
Monday 15 February 2022