This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Petition Set the voting age for referendums to 16

Referendums cover issues with a long term effect.

Very often a 16 year old at voting time will be 18 when the decision comes into force

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In Scotland the voting age for many elections is already 16.

It is not logical to deprive these people of the vote for referendums.

A next step should be to make the voting age for referendums 16 throughout the UK

This petition is closed This petition ran for 6 months

14 signatures