Verification number

Blackpool 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 15 February 2017 is:

5,135

This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2018 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2018.  If this number is less than 5,135, 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 2018 shall also be that lower number.

Mr Neil Jack
Electoral registration officer
Blackpool Council
Po Box 1066 Town Hall
Blackpool
FY1 9SD

Monday 13 February 2017