Changing how the Council is governed

In order to hold a referendum to change our model of governance from leader and cabinet to elected mayor and cabinet, we would need a certain number of registered voters' signatures on a petition. This figure is known as the verification number.

The Local Authority (Referendums) (Petitions and Directions) (England) Regulations 2000

Publication of Verification Number

In accordance with Regulation 4 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 effect on the 15th February 2022 is:


This figure will have effect for the purposes of determining the validity of Petitions presented from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2023.

Debbie Warren
Electoral Registration Officer
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Town Hall
Wellington Street
SE18 6PW

Dated: 15 February 2022