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.
Owen Thompson generally voted for a lower voting age
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of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source
data on PublicWhip.org.uk.
On 20 Jul 2016:
Owen Thompson voted for proportional representation for electing MPs and for reducing the voting age to 16.
On 8 Dec 2015:
Owen Thompson 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:
Owen Thompson was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — New Clause 10 — Entitlement to Vote at Local Government Elections
On 17 Nov 2015:
Owen Thompson was absent for a vote on Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill — Clause 20 — Entitlement to Vote in Local Government Elections at 16
On 7 Sep 2015:
Owen Thompson voted to allow those aged 16 and 17 to vote in the referendum on if the UK should remain a member of the EU.
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