Voting age

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Sir Vince Cable: Banning over-70s vote ‘extreme and unreasonable’

Sir Vince Cable: Banning over-70s vote ‘extreme and unreasonable’

The Lib Dem MP said calls to ban over-70s from voting are "extreme and unreasonable", but argued that the voting age should be lowered to 16.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Vote at 16 debate

'Same arguments' to stop teens voting used to deny women right to vote

'Same arguments' to stop teens voting used to deny women right to vote

A Labour MP has claimed that the arguments against giving teenagers the right to vote were also used in "times gone by" against women.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

'Just as competent and just as affected' - Debate widens on lowering voting age to 16

'Just as competent and just as affected' - Debate widens on lowering voting age to 16

'Just as competent and just as affected' - Debate widens on lowering voting age

MPs are to debate lowering the voting age after a private member's bill was put forward