Mayoral Petition Notice

STOCKPORT METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

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

Notice is hereby given that:

  1. Pam Smith, Electoral Registration Officer and Proper Officer for the purposes of the above regulations, has published the number that is equal to 5 per cent of the number of local government electors shown on the electoral register having effect for the authority’s area on 15 February 2018;

  2. The number for the said purpose is 10,975;

  3. The number will be used for the purposes of determining the validity of petitions presented after 31 March 2018 and before 1 April 2019, seeking a referendum on whether or not there should be an elected mayor or alternative constitutional model, unless the circumstances mentioned in paragraph 4. below apply.

  4. If the number for 2019, to be published in February 2019, is less than 10,975, that lower number will be used for the purpose of determining the validity of petitions presented between the date the number is published and 31 March 2019.

  5. The number that will be used for the purposes of determining the validity of petitions presented before 31 March 2018 is 10,975.

  6. The address of the authority’s principal office is;

Pam Smith
Electoral Registration Officer
Stockport MBC, Room 132
Town Hall
Stockport
SK1 3XE.

I, Pam Smith, Electoral Registration Officer and Proper Officer for the purposes of the above regulations, HEREBY CERTIFY in accordance with regulation 4 of the said regulations, that the number that is equal to 5 per cent of the local government electors shown on the electoral register having effect for this area on 15 February 2018 is:

10,975

Dated this 15th day of February 2018