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