Tagged as 16-year-olds

Implementing votes at 16 in Wales

Toby S James: The Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill is currently working it’s way through the Welsh Assembly.  Among other things, the bill will lower the minimum voting age for Assembly elections to 16.

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The Tories should trust young people

Electoral Reform Society: 16–year–olds are deemed mature enough to join the army, pay taxes, get married with parental consent and even have relationships that could lead to parenthood. And yet time and again I am told my friends are “not mature enough to vote”.

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