Alistair Carmichael

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice)

Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Orkney and Shetland

@amcarmichaelMP https://facebook.com/AlistairForOrkneyandShetland

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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Alistair Carmichael consistently voted for a lower voting age

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Major votes

  • On 17 Ion 2022: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to reduce the voting age to 16 for UK Parliamentary elections. Show vote
  • On 20 Gor 2016: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio for proportional representation for electing MPs and for reducing the voting age to 16. Show vote
  • On 8 Rha 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to allow those aged sixteen and seventeen to vote in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. Show vote
  • On 7 Rha 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to reduce the voting age for local government elections from 18 to 16. Show vote
  • On 17 Tach 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio to reduce the voting age for local government elections to 16 from 18. Show vote
  • On 7 Med 2015: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio 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
  • On 29 Tach 2005: Alistair Carmichael wedi pleidleisio in favour of considering a Parliamentary Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 9 Maw 2004: Alistair Carmichael Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Young People and Democracy Show vote

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