European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to Vote in the Referendum — 18 Jun 2015 at 16:07

John Baron MP, Basildon and Billericay voted against allowing those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the European Union.

The majority of MPs voted against allowing those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the European Union.

MPs were considering the European Union Referendum Bill[1].

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 1, in clause 2, page 1, line 17, at end insert
  • “and persons who would be so entitled except for the fact that they will be aged 16 or 17 on the date on which the referendum is to be held”.

An explanatory note accompanying the rejected amendment stated:

  • The amendment would entitle British citizens, qualifying Commonwealth citizens and citizens of the Republic of Ireland aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum.

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Debate in Parliament | Source |

Party Summary

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.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con305 (+2 tell) 3093.9%
DUP4 0050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 198 (+2 tell)086.2%
LDem0 2025.0%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 55098.2%
UKIP1 00100.0%
UUP0 1050.0%
Total:310 265089.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

Sort by: Name | Constituency | Party | Vote

NameConstituencyPartyVote
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestCon (front bench)aye
Jason McCartneyColne ValleyConaye
Sarah WollastonTotnesCon (front bench)aye

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