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


DECLARATION OF RESULT OF REFERENDUM

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:

Question

'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 
Total1,219

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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