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Mayoral Petitions Notice

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

Notice is hereby given that:

  1. Paul Graham Foote, the Proper Officer for Eden District Council has, for the purposes of the above regulations, 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 2016;

  2. The number which has been published for the said purpose is 2075;

  3. The number will be used for the purposes of determining the validity of petitions presented after 31 March 2016 and before 1 April 2017, seeking a referendum on whether or not there should be an elected mayor and cabinet or a committee system.

  4. Where the verification number published in any year is less than the number published in the preceding year, the number to be used for verification purposes in relation to any petition presented to the authority in the period beginning on the date of the publication of the lesser number and ending immediately before 1st April in that year, shall be that lesser number.

  5. The number that will be used for the purposes of determining the validity of petitions presented before 31 March 2016, is 2083.

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

Paul G Foote
Town Hall
Penrith
CA11 7QF.

I, Paul Graham Foote, the Proper Officer for Eden District Council, 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 the area of Eden District on 15 February 2016 is: 2075.

Dated this 15th day of February 2016