Reduce Voting Age to 16 — 24 Jan 2013 at 14:11
Rehman Chishti MP, Gillingham and Rainham did not vote.
The majority of MPs voted to reduce the voting age to 16
The approved motion stated:
- That this House believes that the age of eligibility for voting in all elections and referendums in the United Kingdom should be reduced to 16.
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (Aye)||Minority (No)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||7||44 (+2 tell)||0||17.4%|
|LDem||12 (+2 tell)||0||0||24.6%|
|Andrew Bingham||High Peak||Con||aye|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Zac Goldsmith||Richmond Park||Con (front bench)||aye|
|John Penrose||Weston-Super-Mare||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Henry Smith||Crawley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Justin Tomlinson||North Swindon||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Martin Vickers||Cleethorpes||Con (front bench)||aye|