Freedom of information response

Constitution changes

Publication date: 
Tuesday 7 November 2023

How many residents are required to sign a petition to change Thurrock Council's Constitution on elections?

If the Council refuses to change the Constitution, what is the next step?


The rules on changing electoral system is contained in the constitution – Chapter 1, Part 2, Article 2, Section 2, p.15

The rules on petitions are contained in Chapter 1, Part 2, Article 3, Annex 3, p.29, as well as extra info on the council’s website:

Request reference:
FOI 13135