We are currently waiting for Croydon Council...

The legislation surrounding referendum petitions makes mention only of paper-based petitions. Online petitions are only permitted at the discretion of the local authority.

We asked Croydon Council on 24 July whether they would permit online petitions in this instance, and are currently waiting for their reply.

BENEFITS OF AN ELECTED MAYOR

Wondering what the benefits of an elected may are? Here are a few:

  • Greater democracy as we get to vote for the mayor.
  • Accountability. If we disagree with their policies, we vote them out.
  • Every person in the borough can have their say.
  • Promotes a better calibre in council leadership

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