Posted by on February 5, 2018 at 3:53 pm

Votes for 16 protest in London, 2016. Shutterstock Dr Andrew Mycock is a Reader in Politics at the University of Huddersfield.  Here, he writes an article for The Conversation, with Professor of Politics Jonathan Tonge from the University of Liverpool on the announcement that 16 and 17-year-olds in Wales are to be given the right to vote in local council elections and

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Posted by on November 29, 2017 at 1:44 pm

The vexed question of whether people should be allowed to vote from the age of 16 has returned to the Commons with Jim McMahon MP’s Private Member’s Bill. Many argue – citing the Scottish independence referendum – that it would provide a democratic stimulus. Yet the evidence for that is lacking, say Reader Dr Andy Mycock (University

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