Nick Smith

Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

Labour MP for Blaenau Gwent

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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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Nick Smith almost always 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.

Major votes

  • On 17 Jan 2022: Nick Smith voted to reduce the voting age to 16 for UK Parliamentary elections. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Nick Smith was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Nick Smith voted to allow those aged sixteen and seventeen to vote in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2015: Nick Smith voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections from 18 to 16. Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Nick Smith voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections to 16 from 18. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Nick Smith voted to allow those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the EU. Show vote

Scoring Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No scoring agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

Informative Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

No informative agreements are part of this policy while this member was elected.

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