Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 10 — Entitlement to Vote at Local Government Elections — 7 Dec 2015 at 21:00

Kevan Jones MP, North Durham voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections from 18 to 16.

The majority of MPs to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16.

MPs were considering the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill[1].

The proposed new clause rejected in this vote was titled: Governance arrangements for local government: entitlement to vote and stated:

An explanatory note accompanying the new clause stated:

  • This Clause would re-instate the provision in the Bill, as brought from the Lords, allowing votes for 16 and 17 year olds in local government elections.

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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
Con285 (+2 tell) 2087.6%
DUP4 0050.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 184 (+2 tell)080.2%
LDem0 5062.5%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 101.9%
UUP0 1050.0%
Total:289 197076.4%

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 ValleyCon (front bench)aye

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