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

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Jim McMahon

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 15 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 91KB 01.11.2017

Latest news on the Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement and Education) 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.

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

A Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 in parliamentary and other elections; to make provision about young people's education in citizenship and the constitution; and for connected purposes.

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