Amber Rudd

Former Independent MP for Hastings and Rye

@AmberRuddhr https://facebook.com/amberruddofficial

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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Amber Rudd voted a mixture of for and against 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 20 Jul 2016: Amber Rudd was absent for a vote on Electoral Reform (Proportional Representation and Reduction of Voting Age) Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Amber Rudd was absent for a vote on European Union Referendum Bill — Clause 2 — Entitlement to Vote in the Referendum — Those Aged Sixteen and Seventeen Show vote
  • On 7 Dec 2015: Amber Rudd was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 10 — Entitlement to Vote at Local Government Elections Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Amber Rudd 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 Sep 2015: Amber Rudd voted against allowing those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the EU. Show vote

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