Angela Eagle

MP, Wallasey

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Wallasey Labour

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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Angela Eagle voted a mixture of for and against a lower voting age

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All votes about a lower voting age:

  • On 9 Mar 2004: Angela Eagle voted no on Young People and Democracy Show vote
  • On 29 Nov 2005: Angela Eagle voted against considering a Parliamentary Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Angela Eagle was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Allowing Those Aged 16 and 17 to Vote in the Referendum Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Angela Eagle was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 20 — Entitlement to Vote in Local Government Elections at 16 Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2015: Angela Eagle voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections from 18 to 16. Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Angela Eagle voted to allow those aged sixteen and seventeen to vote in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Angela Eagle was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote

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