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Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Peter Kyle

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

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 23.11.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 24 2017-19 (as introduced) | PDF version, 84KB 09.05.2018

Latest news on the Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement) Bill 2017-19

This Bill began its second reading debate on Friday 11 May 2018. Proceedings were interrupted and the debate will resume on Friday 23 November 2018.

The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on Wednesday 19 July 2017. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.

This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. If you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Peter Kyle.

Summary of the Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to 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.

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