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.
Lord Beith consistently voted for a lower voting age
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On 9 Mar 2004:
Lord Beith voted yes on Young People and Democracy
On 29 Nov 2005:
Lord Beith voted in favour of considering a Parliamentary Bill to reduce the voting age to 16
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