allow a person who is age 18 or older on the day of a parliamentary or local election to stand as a candidate; and for connected purposes.
The Electoral Candidate (Age) was a Presentation Bill tabled by Peter Bone.Is this Bill currently before Parliament?
No. This Bill is not under active consideration by Parliament, as it was introduced during the previous 2017-19 Session.Whose idea is this Bill?
As a Private Members' Bill, this Bill represents the individual initiative of an MP (Peter Bone), not the Government.What type of Bill is this?
A Presentation Bill can be tabled by any MP after the fifth Wednesday of the Session. There is no limit to the number of Presentation Bills an individual MP may table.So is this going to become a law?
No. This Bill did not complete it's passage before the Session completed and is no longer before Parliament. However, it may have been re-introduced under a similar name in a subsequent Session.Would you like to know more?
Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill
Last Event: 5 Sep 2017 - 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate)
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