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EDM number 882 in 2017-19, proposed by Layla Moran on 31/01/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Elections, Electoral franchise and National Assembly for Wales.

That this House welcomes proposals by the Welsh Government to lower the voting age to 16 in order to allow 16 and 17-year olds to vote in council elections in Wales; believes that this will increase political engagement and participation among young people as has already been demonstrated in Scotland; and calls on the Government to allow all 16 and 17-year olds across the UK to vote in all local, regional and national elections and referendums.

This motion has been signed by a total of 32 MPs.

Layla Moran31/01/2018Oxford West and AbingdonLiberal DemocratProposed
Philippa Whitford31/01/2018Central AyrshireScottish National PartySeconded
Stephen Lloyd31/01/2018EastbourneLiberal DemocratSeconded
Wera Hobhouse31/01/2018BathLiberal DemocratSeconded
Peter Bottomley31/01/2018Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Martyn Day01/02/2018Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Tim Farron01/02/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratSigned
Christine Jardine02/02/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Stewart McDonald05/02/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Alistair Carmichael05/02/2018Orkney and ShetlandLiberal DemocratSigned
Chris Stephens06/02/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan06/02/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
Sandy Martin06/02/2018IpswichLabourSigned
Ben Lake06/02/2018CeredigionPlaid CymruSigned
Ronnie Cowan06/02/2018InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Jo Swinson06/02/2018East DunbartonshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Paul Flynn06/02/2018Newport WestLabourSigned
John McNally07/02/2018FalkirkScottish National PartySigned
Ruth George07/02/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas07/02/2018Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Hannah Bardell08/02/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Mary Glindon08/02/2018North TynesideLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham08/02/2018Coventry SouthLabourSigned
David Linden08/02/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Albert Owen08/02/2018Ynys MLabourSigned
Drew Hendry20/02/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Helen Hayes20/02/2018Dulwich and West NorwoodLabourSigned
Douglas Chapman20/02/2018Dunfermline and West FifeScottish National PartySigned
Lloyd Russell-Moyle20/02/2018Brighton, KemptownLabour/Co-operativeSigned
Stephen Gethins20/02/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown20/02/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Patrick Grady20/02/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned

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