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Declaration of the result of the Whitburn Neighbourhood Plan referendum (html)


Neighbourhood Planning Referendum

Whitburn Neighbourhood Area

Date of Referendum - Thursday 4 August 2022

Number of Electors - 4295

Turnout - 28.4%

I, Jonathan Tew, being the Returning Officer at the above referendum, do hereby give notice that the number votes cast is as follows:


'Do you want South Tyneside Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Whitburn to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?'

 Votes recordedPercentage
Number cast in favour of Yes1,12792.45%
Number cast in favour of No917.46%

And I do hereby declare that more than half of those voting have voted in favour of the Neighbourhood Plan.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:Number of ballot papers
A want of an official mark 
B voting for more answers than required 
C writing or mark by which voter could be identified 
D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty1
E rejected in part 

Dated: 04/08/22

Time Completed: 22:52

Jonathan Tew
Counting Officer

Printed and published by the Counting Officer, Town Hall, Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 2RL

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