Recall petitions by numbers: Brecon and Radnorshire

Running the petition

Notification of petitionThursday 24 April
Petition openThursday 9 May-Thursday 20 June
Number of signing places (maximum of 10)6
Extended hours (outside 9am-5pm, Monday to FridayOpen from 8am on Tuesdays; closed 8pm on Wednesdays
CountTook place at 9am on Friday 21 June

Signing the petition

For a recall petition to result in an MP being recalled over 10% of people eligible to sign must do so within the six-week signing period. We can see from petition data that the majority of those who signed did so within the first two weeks of the petition opening.

How many people were eligible to sign53,032
How many signatures needed to recall MP5,303
Number who signed10,005 - this was 19% of people eligible to sign
Spoilt signing papers41

We can also see from this data how people chose to sign the petition.

How people chose to sign the petition


People or organisations wishing to campaign for or against the recall petition and intending to spend over £500 were required to notify the PO that they wished to be a registered campaigner. There were three registered campaigners in Brecon and Radnorshire who have submitted donation and spending returns.

Spending and donation returns
Last updated: 10 October 2019
Next review: 8 October 2020