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Representation of the People (Young Persons’ Enfranchisement and Education) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2015-16

Last updated: 13 May 2016 at 15:14

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Long title

A Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 in general elections, elections to the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the European Parliament, local government elections and referendums; to make provision about young people’s education in citizenship and the constitution; and for connected purposes.


Vicky Foxcroft
Lewisham, Deptford

Current version of the Bill

Bill 22, as ordered by the House of Commons
10 September 2015

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
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Royal Assent
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