Publication of 5% electorate figure for petitions

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

Notice is hereby given that:

In accordance with regulation 4(1) of the above regulations the number that represents 5% of the local government electors for the borough of Barnsley as shown in the revised register of electors having effect on the 15 February 2023 is: 9136.

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 which represents 5% of the local government electors for 2023 will be published within 14 days of the 15 February 2023. If this number is less than 9136, 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 be that lower number.

Sarah Norman
Electoral Registration Officer
28 February 2023

Electoral Services, 2nd floor Town Hall, Church Street, Barnsley S70 2TA