Ranskill neighbourhood plan referendum

Notice of referendum

Ranskill Neighbourhood Plan Area

Referendum on the adoption of the Ranskill Neighbourhood Plan

A referendum will be held on Thursday 23 February 2023 to decide on the Question below:

‘Do you want Bassetlaw District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Ranskill to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?’

Applications to be included on the register of electors for this election must be received no later than Tuesday 7 February 2023.

New applications for, or amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of existing proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Bassetlaw District Council, Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop S80 2AH by 5.00 pm Wednesday 8 February 2023.

New applications to vote by proxy at this referendum must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Bassetlaw District Council, Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop S80 2AH by 5.00 pm on Wednesday 15 February 2023.

Applications to vote by proxy at this referendum applied for on grounds of physical incapacity, or because of work/service reasons that occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday 15 February 2023 must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Bassetlaw District Council, Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop S80 2AH by 5.00 pm on Thursday 23 February 2023.

Dated: 16 January 2023

David Armiger
Counting Officer

Information Statement

A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Ranskill Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 23 February 2023.

The question that will be asked in the Referendum is:

“Do you want Bassetlaw District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Ranskill to help it decide planning applications in the Neighbourhood Area?”

The Referendum area is identified on the accompanying map.

The Referendum area is identical to the area designated as the Ranskill Neighbourhood Area, and the area covered by the Neighbourhood Plan.

The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures similar to those used at local government elections.

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if, on 7 February 2023:

  • they are entitled to vote in a local government election in the Referendum area; and
  • their qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum area. A person’s qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which they are entitled to be registered.

The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2,428.79. The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 1132.

The specified documents, as listed below, may be inspected on the Ranskill neighbourhood plan page.

Paper copies of the specified documents are also available to view as follows:

  • Queen’s Buildings, Potter Street, Worksop, Notts. S80 2AH. Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
  • Retford One Stop Shop, 17B The Square, Retford, Notts, DN22 6DB. Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
  • By arrangement with the Parish Clerk, Mr Bryn Kinsey. Tel: 07305 129 849 (Office hours: 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday).

The specified documents are:

Dated: 16 January 2023

Beverley Alderton-Sambrook
Head of Regeneration
Bassetlaw District Council


Last Updated on Monday, January 16, 2023