Votes at 16 APPG

First Registered: 26/04/2018 • Last updated on: 04/05/2022

To strengthen the cross-party case for extending the franchise to 16- and 17-year-olds by acting as a discussion forum and active campaigning group for politicians, the youth sector and experts to develop policy and research.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.
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6 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 26th April 2018
72 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Afrikan Reparations , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Commonwealth , Community Development in Europe , Croatia , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Dentistry and Oral Health , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Ethnic Minority Business Owners , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Leasehold and Commonhold Reform , Limits to Growth , London's Planning and Built Environment , Longevity , Maternity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Performing Arts Education and Training , Photography , Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 , Race and Community , Religion in the Media , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , South Africa , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Vicky Foxcroft Portrait
Vicky Foxcroft
Labour - Lewisham, Deptford
Joined: 26th April 2018
Wendy Chamberlain Portrait
Wendy Chamberlain
Liberal Democrat - North East Fife
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Peter Bottomley MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5060.


Public Enquiry Point:

Samayya Afzal, British Youth Council, CAN Mezzanine Old Street, 49-51 North Road, London N1 6AH



The British Youth Council acts as the group's secretariat.

Group's Website:

4 Feb 2020
The British Youth Council
Secretariat   From : 04/02/2020 To : 03/02/2021

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Votes at 16 APPG

Former APPG Officers
Danielle Rowley Portrait
Danielle Rowley
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Midlothian
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Norman Lamb Portrait
Norman Lamb
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for North Norfolk
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships