We're required by law to publish how many signatures of registered voters are required on a petition on whether we should change to a different form of governance.
Electors can petition the council to hold a referendum. The petition must be signed by at least 5% of the registered electors for the district.
This figure is known as the verification number. The Verification Number for 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022 is 11497.