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Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

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2 months ago by Ross in Current > Politics

This is a debate we had back in 2014 after the Scottish Referendum allowed 16 and 17 year olds to vote but A LOT has changed in the whirlwind world of UK Politcs since then so it's worth having again. Should 16 and 17 year olds be allowed to vote?

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Sabrina

Today's 16 year olds are more aware than 18 year olds 40 years ago.

2 months ago by Sabrina

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pooky

Yesss. If Brexit had had 16-18 year olds we would still be in the EU. Now retiring voters at a certain age, there's something to be said for a motion like that. (Just kidding)

2 months ago by pooky

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Norman

I'd still say 18. That's when you're fully mature and it also helps to keep voting respected.

2 months ago by Norman

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Pete Davies

It seems most of the time that when this comes up that its being raised because 16-17 year olds would secure a win for the party that is the favourite of the person who is making the argument for the change.

2 months ago by Pete Davies

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