Michael Jabez Foster

Former Labour MP for Hastings and Rye

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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Michael Jabez Foster generally 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 29 Nov 2005: Michael Jabez Foster voted in favour of considering a Parliamentary Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 Show vote
  • On 9 Mar 2004: Michael Jabez Foster voted no on Young People and Democracy Show vote

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