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VOTES AT 16

EDM (Early Day Motion) 882: tabled on 31 January 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 33 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes proposals by the Welsh Government to lower the voting age to 16 in order to allow 16 and 17-year olds to vote in council elections in Wales; believes that this will increase political engagement and participation among young people as has already been demonstrated in Scotland; and calls on the Government to allow all 16 and 17-year olds across the UK to vote in all local, regional and national elections and referendums.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Bardell, Hannah
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 February 2018
Livingston
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2018
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Carmichael, Mr Alistair
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 February 2018
Orkney and Shetland
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2018
Dunfermline and West Fife
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2018
Inverclyde
Cunningham, Mr Jim
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2018
Coventry South
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 February 2018
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2018
Newport West
George, Ruth
Labour
Signed on 7 February 2018
High Peak
Gethins, Stephen
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2018
North East Fife
Glindon, Mary
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2018
North Tyneside
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2018
Glasgow North
Hayes, Helen
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2018
Dulwich and West Norwood
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 February 2018
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 February 2018
Edinburgh West
Lake, Ben
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 6 February 2018
Ceredigion
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 8 February 2018
Glasgow East
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 7 February 2018
Brighton, Pavilion
Martin, Sandy
Labour
Signed on 6 February 2018
Ipswich
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 February 2018
Glasgow South
McNally, John
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 February 2018
Falkirk
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2018
Glasgow North West
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 8 February 2018
Ynys Môn
Russell-Moyle, Lloyd
Labour
Signed on 20 February 2018
Brighton, Kemptown
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 February 2018
Glasgow South West
Swinson, Jo
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 6 February 2018
East Dunbartonshire
Grogan, John
Labour
Signed on 18 March 2019
Keighley

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.