Petitions for directly elected Mayor and elected mayoral referendums

Local Government Act 2000.

Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011.

In accordance with the Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011 (as amended), I am giving notice that the number equal to 5 percent of the number of local government electors shown in the electoral register for the authority's area as of 1 February 2020 is: 

8,995 electors

The number published above shall be used for verification purposes in relation to any petition presented to the authority in the period of 12 months beginning with 1 April 2020 *

David Easton
Proper Officer
Civic Offices
2 Watling Street
Bexleyheath
Kent
DA6 7AT

15 February 2020

* Where the 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 publication of the lesser number and ending immediately before 1 April in that year, shall be that lesser number.