Should we lower the voting age?

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Should we lower the voting age?
23rd September 2014

The Scottish referendum might be over but it's still having a massive affect on the political landscape. SNP leader Alex Salmond's now calling on the voting age to be lowered - after 16 and 17 years olds took part in last weeks' vote. It's something campaign group V Inspired have been lobbying the government to do in time for next year's general election. 

Are young people responsible enough to be trusted with the vote?




Clare Hutchison from 'vinspired' suggests if we want young people to be more active within society, then giving them the vote could be the key.



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