Each year, the Electoral Registration Officer publishes the revised register of electors along with a booklet of electoral area statistics known as the Electorate Analysis. You can download the current Electorate Analysis, as well as those from previous years, using the links below.
The 2021 Register of Electors was published on 1 December 2020.
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Local Government Act 2000
The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011
The Local Government Act 2000 provides that electors in the council’s area can petition the council to hold a referendum on whether a local authority should change to a different form of governance. A petition must be signed by at least 5 per cent of the local government electors for the district.
In accordance with the above regulations, the number is equal to 5 per cent of the number of local government electors shown in the revised register of electors having effect on 15 February 2021 is 13,044. This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of petitions presented from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.
The published notice relating to this is available here