Results of the Arne Neighbourhood Plan Area Referendum on 6 May 2021

A referendum was held on Thursday 6 May 2021 to decide on the question below:

"Do you want Dorset Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Arne to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

Votes recorded

Votes recorded
Answer Votes
Yes 479
No 36

Number of ballot papers rejected

Number of ballot papers rejected
Reason Number rejected
Want of an official mark 0
Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to  0
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 4
Rejected in part
Total  4

Electorate, votes cast and turnout 

  • electorate: 1108 
  • total number of votes cast: 519
  • turnout: 47.2%


Those voting have voted IN FAVOUR of the Arne Neighbourhood Plan.

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