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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

Last event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 01.12.2017

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 26.10.2018

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

This Bill was expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 11 May 2018. However, it was objected to and second reading will now take place provisionally on Friday 26 Octeber 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, Jim McMahon.

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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