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.
Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for a lower voting age
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On 9 Mar 2004:
Jeremy Corbyn voted no on Young People and Democracy
On 29 Nov 2005:
Jeremy Corbyn voted in favour of considering a Parliamentary Bill to reduce the voting age to 16
On 7 Sep 2015:
Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Allowing Those Aged 16 and 17 to Vote in the Referendum
On 17 Nov 2015:
Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 20 — Entitlement to Vote in Local Government Elections at 16
On 7 Dec 2015:
Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 10 — Entitlement to Vote at Local Government Elections
On 8 Dec 2015:
Jeremy Corbyn 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:
Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age)
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