This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition Let young people vote on their future to Remain or Exit the EU

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child says ‘when adults are making decisions that affect children, children have the right to say what they think should happen and have their opinions taken into account’.

This petition was rejected

Why was this petition rejected?

It’s not clear what the petition is asking the UK Government or Parliament to do.

It's not clear what you would like the minimum age for voting (if any) to be. You could start a new petition explaining clearly what you would like to happen.

We only reject petitions that don’t meet the petition standards.