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Local Authorities Referendums

Number of signatures required on a petition for a referendum on whether the County Council should change its governance arrangements.

Cumbria County Council is required, by The Local Authorities (Referendums) (Petitions) (England) Regulations 2011, to publish the minimum number of signatures which would be needed to support a valid petition requiring the Council to hold a referendum on whether or not it should start to operate a different form of governance.

The notice setting out this information is detailed out below.

Local Authorities Referendums notice (PDF 16KB)

One new council for Cumbria
A proposition for local government reform from Cumbria County Council

visit the OneCumbria website