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 2019 is:

5,091

This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of petitions presented from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2020 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2020.  If this number is less than 5,091, 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 2020 shall also be that lower number.

Neil Jack
Electoral registration officer
Blackpool Council
Town Hall
Blackpool
FY1 9SD

Thursday 14 February 2019