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Harrington Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum

Referendum Information Statement

A Referendum on the Harrington Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Thursday 27th April 2023. The question which will be asked in the Referendum is:

Do you want North Northamptonshire Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Harrington to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

The Referendum area is identified on the map below.  It is identical to the area designated as the Harrington Neighbourhood Plan Area, which is the same as the Harrington Parish.

A person is entitled to vote in the Referendum if, on 27 April 2023: 

  • that person is entitled to vote in an election of any ward councillor of North Northamptonshire Council whose ward is in the Referendum area
  • their qualifying address for the election is in the Referendum area. 

A person’s qualifying address is, in relation to a person registered in the register of electors, the address in respect of which he or she is entitled to be so registered.

The last date to register in time to vote at the referendum is Tuesday 11 April 2023.

The Referendum expenses limit that will apply in relation to the Referendum is £2,369.67. The number of people entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which that limit has been calculated is 130. The Referendum will be conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

This ‘Referendum Information Statement’ and the specified documents listed below, may be viewed online as well as:

In person at:

  • North Northamptonshire Council, Kettering Office, Bowling Green Road, Kettering NN15 7QX (open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)
  • Kettering Library, Sheep Street, Kettering, NN16 0AY (please check opening hours before visiting) 
  • Harrington Village Hall, High Street, Harrington, NN6 9NU

The specified documents are:

  • Harrington Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum Version
  • Examiners Report on the Harrington Neighbourhood Plan
  • Summary of Regulation 16 Representations
  • Basic Conditions and Compliance Statement
  • Information about the Planning System

Harrington Neighbourhood Plan - Referendum Area Map

Harrington Neighbourhood Plan Map

16 March 2023 - Published by The Proper Officer for North Northamptonshire Council, Sheerness House, 41 Meadow Road, Kettering, NN16 8TL