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.

Debate in Parliament | Source |

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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 (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Con7 44 (+2 tell)017.4%
Green1 00100.0%
Lab91 2036.0%
LDem12 (+2 tell) 0024.6%
PC3 00100.0%
SDLP1 0033.3%
SNP4 0066.7%
Total:119 46026.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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

Andrew BinghamHigh PeakConaye
Peter BottomleyWorthing WestConaye
Zac GoldsmithRichmond ParkConaye
John PenroseWeston-Super-MareConaye
Henry SmithCrawleyConaye
Justin TomlinsonNorth SwindonConaye
Martin VickersCleethorpesConaye
Barry SheermanHuddersfieldLabno
Jack StrawBlackburnLabno

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