Lets allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote


As this image shows, the discussion which involved Peter Kyle earlier this week related to the idea of extending voting opportunities to people who in my view have every right to be able to vote. However the Government refused to consider this when the Labour Party introduced it a day or two earlier. I happen to agree with Peter on both arguments. That we need to open up suffrage to 16 and 17 year olds, and that if the Government wishes to test them for the credibility, that they should do the same for adults and many politicians lack maturity as we can see every Wednesday as part of Prime Minister Question time.

About ianchisnall

I am passionate about the need for public policies to be made accessible to everyone, especially those who want to improve the wellbeing of their communities. I am particularly interested in issues related to crime and policing as well as health services and strategic planning.
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