With cross-party support, we can secure a fair franchise for young people

14 May 2018

Today MPs will debate a bill which could step our democracy up a gear. Dr Peter Kyle’s Representation of the People (Young People’s Enfranchisement) Bill would extend the vote to 16 and 17-year-olds. But whereas many bills brought to the House by opposition members are destined to fail, this one just might be different. The reason is the impressive list of supporters which appear on the bill.

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