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.
Peter Bottomley generally voted for a lower voting age
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On 9 Mar 2004:
Peter Bottomley was absent for a vote on Young People and Democracy
On 29 Nov 2005:
Peter Bottomley voted in favour of considering a Parliamentary Bill to reduce the voting age to 16
On 7 Sep 2015:
Peter Bottomley voted against allowing those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the EU.
On 17 Nov 2015:
Peter Bottomley voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections to 16 from 18.
On 7 Dec 2015:
Peter Bottomley voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections from 18 to 16.
On 8 Dec 2015:
Peter Bottomley voted to allow those aged sixteen and seventeen to vote in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.
On 20 Jul 2016:
Peter Bottomley was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age)
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