Lord Davies of Gower

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Conservative Peer

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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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Lord Davies of Gower consistently voted against a lower voting age

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Major votes

  • On 20 Jul 2016: Lord Davies of Gower voted against proportional representation for electing MPs and against reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote
  • On 8 Dec 2015: Lord Davies of Gower 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: Lord Davies of Gower voted to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16. Show vote
  • On 17 Nov 2015: Lord Davies of Gower voted to keep the voting age for local government elections at 18 and not reduce it to 16. Show vote
  • On 7 Sep 2015: Lord Davies of Gower 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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