This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Make Government and Politics a compulsory lesson

The percentage of citizens in the UK that vote every five years repeatedly falls every general election and I believe that we could defeat this participation crisis by making politics a compulsory lesson. In 2015 elections only 66.1% of the population voted and we could increase this.

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Percentage of the population who voted in
1997: 71.4%
2015: 66.1%
We could improve these statistics by increasing political participation.

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