Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement) 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 for auto-enrolment onto the electoral register for people aged 16 to 24; to make provision about the use of educational establishments as polling stations; and for connected purposes.

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Sponsor: Peter Kyle (LAB)

Supporters: Baroness Morgan of Cotes (CON), Norman Lamb (LDEM), Sir Peter Bottomley (CON), Rachel Reeves (LAB), Ruth Smeeth (LAB), Wes Streeting (LAB), Anna Turley (LAB), Holly Lynch (LAB), Conor McGinn (LAB), Jim McMahon (LAB)

Official Bill Page

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
9 May 2018 Bills Bill 24 2017-19 (as introduced)

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages