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.
Alan Duncan generally voted against a lower voting age
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On 9 Mar 2004:
Alan Duncan was absent for a vote on Young People and Democracy
On 29 Nov 2005:
Alan Duncan was absent for a vote on Representation of the People (Reduction of Voting Age)
On 7 Sep 2015:
Alan Duncan 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:
Alan Duncan 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:
Alan Duncan voted to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16.
On 8 Dec 2015:
Alan Duncan voted against allowing those aged sixteen and seventeen to vote in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.
On 20 Jul 2016:
Alan Duncan was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age)
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