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Extending the franchise in Scotland to 16 year olds was progress which should be capitalised on, not rolled back

Rainsford, Emily (2014) Extending the franchise in Scotland to 16 year olds was progress which should be capitalised on, not rolled back. Democratic Audit Blog (24 Sep 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The Scottish referendum was not only historic for its constitutional implications, it was also the first time in the UK that 16 and 17 year olds were allowed to vote. But what are the reasons for including younger people in the electorate, and what might the consequences be for their future participation? Emily Rainsford analyses the potential impact.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK.; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2015 10:25
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 15:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/63227

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