Votes at 16

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The EU Referendum Bill will pave the way for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU and yet the Government has not proposed any extension in the election franchise to allow 16 year-olds the right to vote.

16 year-olds are eligible to join the armed forces, get married and pay income tax but yet don't have the right to vote. 

Back our campaign if you want to see the voting age reduced to 16, sign the national petition here: http://change.libdems.org.uk/votes-for-16-year-olds