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Voting age debate: MPs battle it out in the Commons

16-year-olds could get the vote after MPs today passed a backbench motion proposed by Bristol West MP Stephen Williams. However, the Conservatives are opposed to the change and the government is not legally obliged to take any action as the vote is merely 'advisory'.

Here is a short clip of Stephen Williams MP (Lib, Bristol West) followed by Philip Davies MP (Con, Shipley) during today's Commons debate. A full report on the day's events will be posted here later.