Sadiq Khan

Mayor of London

Labour London Assembly Member for Greater London

@SadiqKhan https://facebook.com/sadiqforlondon

Voting Age

There have been votes in Parliament on reducing the voting age from eighteen to sixteen for local government elections, for elections to the Westminster and European Parliaments and for the referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union.

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Sadiq Khan voted for a lower voting age

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about a lower voting age:

  • On 8 Dec 2015: Sadiq Khan was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to Vote in the Referendum — Those Aged Sixteen and Seventeen Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2015: Sadiq Khan was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 10 — Entitlement to Vote at Local Government Elections Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Sadiq Khan voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections to 16 from 18. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Sadiq Khan was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Allowing Those Aged 16 and 17 to Vote in the Referendum Show vote
  • On 29 Nov 2005: Sadiq Khan was absent for a vote on Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote

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