Jess Phillips

Shadow Minister (Home Office)

Labour MP for Birmingham, Yardley

@jessphillips https://facebook.com/jessphillipsyardley

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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Jess Phillips 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.

All votes about a lower voting age:

  • On 17 Jan 2022: Jess Phillips voted to reduce the voting age to 16 for UK Parliamentary elections. Show vote
  • On 20 Jul 2016: Jess Phillips voted for proportional representation for electing MPs and for reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Jess Phillips 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: Jess Phillips voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections from 18 to 16. Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Jess Phillips voted to reduce the voting age for local government elections to 16 from 18. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Jess Phillips 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

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