What is a petition
A petition is a statement about a local issue, supported by the signatures of local residents or those directly affected. A member of the public or a councillor can present a petition at a local community council meeting, the cabinet, to other council committees or council assembly.
Who can submit a petition
A petition can be submitted by a person of any age who lives, works or studies in Southwark.
How to submit a petition
Petitions should be submitted at least 10 clear working days before the meeting. Paper petitions can be sent to:
The Proper Constitutional Officer
London Borough of Southwark
PO Box 64529
Page last updated: 18 August 2021