Verification Number for 2023
Under The Local Authority (Referendums) (Petitions & Directions) (England) Regulations 2000, South Hams District Council is required to publish the number that equates to 5% of local Government electors in the borough each year.
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 15 February 2023 is:
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.
The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2024 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2024. If this number is less than 2191, 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 2024 shall also be that lower number.
Electoral Registration Officer
South Hams District Council
Wednesday, 15 February 2023