Parliamentary Briefings

Read briefings written for specific bills

Votes at 16 Private Members Bill 3rd November 2017

Download as PDF (453.8KB pdf) Briefing The Electoral Reform Society strongly supports enfranchising 16- and 17-year-olds for all elections and referendums. We see lowering the franchise as vital to nurturing more active citizens for the...

Posted 02 Nov 2017

Votes at 16 Briefing

Download the briefing (325.3KB pdf) The Electoral Reform Society strongly supports enfranchising 16- and 17-year-olds for all elections and referenda. Enfranchising younger people is one of the ways we can try to build a better...

Posted 28 Jun 2017

EU Referendum Bill HoC consideration of HoL amendments

Download Briefing (476.1KB pdf) House of Commons – consideration of Lords amendments Tuesday, December 8th 2015 Main recommendation The Electoral Reform Society strongly supports lowering the voting age. Enfranchising younger people is one of the...

Posted 08 Dec 2015

EU Referendum Bill HoL Report Stage

Download Briefing (471.6KB pdf)   House of Lords – Report Stage Day 1 Wednesday, November 18th 2015 Clause 2 The Electoral Reform Society strongly supports lowering the voting age. Enfranchising younger people is one of...

Posted 18 Nov 2015