Reduce Voting Age to 16 — 24 Jan 2013 at 14:11
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%|
|Martin Vickers||Cleethorpes||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Henry Smith||Crawley||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Andrew Bingham||High Peak||Con||aye|
|Justin Tomlinson||North Swindon||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Zac Goldsmith||Richmond Park||Con (front bench)||aye|
|John Penrose||Weston-Super-Mare||Con (front bench)||aye|
|Peter Bottomley||Worthing West||Con (front bench)||aye|