news archive - March 2009
16 and 17 year olds to vote in Scottish elections.
In a UK first, 16 and 17 year olds will be able to vote in elections to new Health Boards across Scotland. New legislation – passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament last week – will see elected Health Boards established …read news article
Votes at 16 is one of the top issues for the Government’s Justice department. March 4, 2009
The consultation on lowering the voting age was one of the most popular of all the consultations run by the Ministry of Justice in the last year – despite having no extra investment to encourage people to respond. In the …read article