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Voting Age (Reduction) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, session 2007-08

Last updated: 28 October 2008 at 17:51

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Long title

A Bill to reduce the voting age for parliamentary and other elections to 16 years

Summary

The Bill would amend the Representation of the People Act 1983 to reduce the voting age for parliamentary and other elections, including local government elections, to 16.

Sponsor

Julie Morgan
Labour
Cardiff North

Current version of the Bill

Bill as introduced - html version
21 May 2008
Commons

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
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
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