This is how many people in Sheffield have signed petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled
More than five million people have signed a petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled – but how many of them are from Sheffield?
The number of people who have signed calling for Article 50 to be revoked and for Britain to stay in the EU has been broken down by parliamentary constituency – with nearly 50,000 people across Sheffield calling for Brexit to be axed.
According to the livefrombrexit.com website, the city’s biggest number of signatures on the petition – which now stands at 5.4 million – comes from the Sheffield Central constituency where 14,610 had signed by noon today.
That’s 18.8 of the electorate, or 12% of the population – placing it 51st in a ‘league table’ of the biggest signers of the petition.
Sheffield Hallam was next – with 14,118 signatures, followed by Sheffield Heeley with 6,876 people adding their names.
In total, 47,639 from Sheffield have signed the Article 50 petition.
Here’s the breakdown of Sheffield constituency figures (position denotes placing out of 650 constituencies for highest number of signatures)
51 Sheffield Central 14,610 signatures
60 Sheffield Hallam 14,118
313 Sheffield Heeley 6,876
451 Penistone and Stocksbridge 4,930
534 Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough 4,044
596 Sheffield South East 3,061
And here’s the breakdown of other South Yorkshire constituencies
570 Rother Valley 3,508
573 Doncaster Central 3,472
599 Don Valley 3,041
616 Barnsley Central 2,802
622 Wentworth and Dearne 2,543
630 Doncaster North 2,423
638 Barnsley East 2,208
639 Rotherham 2,153