Policy #842: "Voting age — Reduce to 16"

This is the votes by vote definition of Public Whip policy #842: "Voting age - Reduce to 16". You may want to read an introduction to policies, or read more about Public Whip.

Someone who believes that the age at which citizens can vote in elections should be lowered from 18 to 16 would have voted like this...

HouseDateSubjectPolicy vote
Commons9 Mar 2004Young People and Democracy minority
Commons29 Nov 2005Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) minority (strong)
Commons7 Sep 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Allowing Those Aged 16 and 17 to Vote in the Referendum minority (strong)
Commons17 Nov 2015Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 20 — Entitlement to Vote in Local Government Elections at 16 minority (strong)
Commons7 Dec 2015Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 10 — Entitlement to Vote at Local Government Elections minority (strong)
Commons8 Dec 2015European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to Vote in the Referendum — Those Aged Sixteen and Seventeen minority (strong)
Commons20 Jul 2016Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) minority (strong)

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