Signature thresholds

  • petitions requiring debate at Council - 1,500 signatures are required
  • petitions requiring a senior member of staff to give evidence at a public meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Select Committee about something for which the member of staff is responsible as part of their job - 750 signatures are required
  • for a petition to be considered formally - 50 signatures are required
  • for a petition to be treated as normal correspondence - less than 50 signatures are required