Petitions scheme - Publication of Verification Number

Bassetlaw District Council

The Local Authority (Referendums)

(Petitions & Directions)

(England) Regulations 2000


Publication of Verification Number 


In accordance with Regulations 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 15th February 2020 is:


This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021.

The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2021 will be published within 14 days of the 15th February 2021.  If this number is less than 4471, 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 31st March 2021 shall also be that lower number.


Neil Taylor
Electoral Registration Officer
Bassetlaw District Council
Queens Building
Potter Street
S80 2AH

Friday, 25 February 2020.



Last Updated on Tuesday, February 25, 2020