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Expert voices: is it time to lower the voting age to 16?

Brumley, Cheryl, Birch, Sarah, Berry, Richard, Cowley, Philip and Mycock, Andrew (2014) Expert voices: is it time to lower the voting age to 16? Democratic Audit UK (05 Dec 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The question of whether the UK should lower the minimum voting age from 18 to 16 has been on the agenda recently, with Ed Miliband making it explicit Labour policy, and the SNP enfranchising 16 and 17 year olds to good effect during the Scottish independence referendum. As part of the LSE’s ‘Expert Voices’ series, Public Policy Group Digital Editor Cheryl Brumley commissioned Sarah Birch, Richard Berry, Philip Cowley, and Andrew Mycock to record a short monologue about their thoughts on the issue, and to answer the question ‘is it time for the UK to lower the voting age to 16?’

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2017 08:41
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2020 00:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81448

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