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
Dr Andrew Mycock is a Reader in Politics and a member of the Academy for British and Irish Studies. Here he comments on whether or not the case for lowering the voting age to 16 in the UK is a viable.
Dr Andrew Mycock is a Reader in Politics and recently gave evidence to a parliamentary inquiry . Here he gives his views on lowering the voting age to 16.
In October 2012, the UK and Scottish governments signed the so-called ‘Edinburgh Agreement’ which, after eight months of intense negotiations, outlined the terms for the forthcoming Scottish independence referendum. As part of the 30-clause agreement to produce a ‘decisive and respected outcome’, David Cameron and Alex Salmond agreed to the allow 16 and 17-year-olds in