Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement and Education) Bill 2017-19

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. reduce the voting age to 16 in parliamentary and other elections; to make provision about young people's education in citizenship and the constitution; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Sponsor: Jim McMahon (LAB)

Supporters: Jeremy Corbyn (LAB), Tom Watson (LAB), Vicky Foxcroft (LAB), Peter Kyle (LAB), Dame Diana Johnson (LAB), Lucy Powell (LAB), Sir Peter Bottomley (CON), Stephen Gethins (SNP), Jo Swinson (LDEM), Jonathan Edwards (PC), Caroline Lucas (GRN)

Official Bill Page Initial Briefing papers

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 19 Jul 2017 - 1st reading: House of Commons 19 July, 2017

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative Sir Greg Knight (View contribution) 237 words
Labour Paul Flynn 119 words
Labour (Co-op) Meg Hillier (View contribution) 141 words
Speaker John Bercow 2359 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 20%

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
1 Nov 2017 Bills Bill 15 2017-19, as introduced
2 Nov 2017 Briefing papers Briefing Paper on Second Reading

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages