Hughes, has set out how the London referendum will work. In a
booklet sent to all electoral officers in the London boroughs and the
City of London he has provided detailed guidance on how the count
vote, should be tackled.
Mr Hughes said:
'It is very important that all those involved in the count on
London referendum night, 7 May, are absolutely clear about the
procedures to use. Londoners have not taken part in a referendum
since 1975 which means very few people have experience of running
one. We must get it right on the night so we have been discussing
practical details with all those concerned. The guidance I am sending
out now reflects our discussions and clarifies many key points where
confusion might arise.
'With good planning I am confident that the count will go
smoothly on the night and I am very grateful for the co-operation
shown by the boroughs and the city corporation in working towards