20th January 2017
Our national campaign for 2017 – 'Votes for 16 and 17 year olds in all public elections' Over 978,000 young people voted in the UK Youth Parliaments Make your Mark ballot, with over 112,000...
We should work to achieve a lowering voting age, according to the UK Youth Parliament, which has chosen ‘votes for 16 and 17 year olds in all public elections and referenda’ as its national campaign for 2017. A ‘curriculum for life; was also chosen as the UK Youth Parliament’s priority campaign for England for a second time.
A total of 276 Members of Youth Parliament aged 11-18 took part in the debates, the subjects for which were voted for by 978,216 young people across the UK.
The top five topics were: