Running the petition
|Notification of petition||Thursday 24 April|
|Petition open||Thursday 9 May-Thursday 20 June|
|Number of signing places (maximum of 10)||6|
|Extended hours (outside 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday||Open from 8am on Tuesdays; closed 8pm on Wednesdays|
|Count||Took 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 sign||53,032|
|How many signatures needed to recall MP||5,303|
|Number who signed||10,005 - this was 19% of people eligible to sign|
|Spoilt signing papers||41|
We can also see from this data 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.
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