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Representation of the People (Young Persons’ Enfranchisement and Education) Bill 2015-16

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Vicky Foxcroft

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 22, as ordered by the House of Commons | PDF version, 90KB 10.09.2015

Latest news on the Representation of the People (Young Persons’ Enfranchisement and Education) Bill 2015-16

The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on 24 June 2015. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

The second reading debate on 11 September 2015 was adjourned.

 

Summary of the Representation of the People (Young Persons’ Enfranchisement and Education) Bill 2015-16

A Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 in general elections, elections to the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly and the European Parliament, local government elections and referendums; to make provision about young people’s education in citizenship and the constitution; and for connected purposes.

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