These regulations provide for the holding of a referendum on whether the City of Wolverhampton Council should change to a different form of governance when at least 5% of the local government electors sign a petition.
Publication of Verification Number
In accordance with Regulation 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 an effect on the 15th February 2021 is: 9105
This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022.
The number equal to 5% of the local government electors for 2022 will be published within 14 days of the 15th February 2022. If this number is less than 9105, 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 2022 shall also be that lower number.