The All Party Parliamentary Group on Votes at 16 is a group of cross-party Members of Parliament.

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Votes at 16 allows parliamentarians to meet to discuss a lower voting age. The purpose of the APPG is to bring together key voices from across Parliament to listen to evidence on the case for votes at 16, and to present this evidence to the Government. Progress has been made on the issue both inside and outside of Parliament. There has been some significant media attention, and votes at 16 is being debated more than ever.

CHAIR

Danielle Rowley MP

Political Party: Labour | Constituency: Midlothian

VICE CHAIR

Norman Lamb MP

Political Party: Liberal Democrat| Constituency: North Norfolk

VICE CHAIR

Vicky Foxcroft MP

Political Party: Labour| Constituency: Lewisham, Deptford

TREASURER

Sir Peter Bottomley MP

Political Party: Conservative| Constituency: Worthing West

Frequently Asked Questions

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Votes at 16 has cross-party support.

The British Youth Council, a longstanding supporter of votes at 16, will act as the Secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Votes at 16.

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Votes at 16 was founded in April 2018 following years of lobbying for a lower voting age in Parliament.

Find out more about the campaign for a lower voting age.

The campaign for 16 and 17 year olds started over 18 years ago.
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