Is it time to give all 16-year-olds the vote?
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PMQs: Lidington and Thornberry on votes for 16-year-olds

Some 100 years after votes were given to some women in the UK, Emily Thornberry asked when voting would be extended to 16 and 17-year-olds across the UK.

She listed what could be done legally at 16. David Lidington replied with a list of things Labour banned 16-year-olds from buying, and suggested that if she wanted a lesson in inconsistency, "she might want to look in the mirror".

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  • 31 Jan 2018
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