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Smith Commission: 16 and 17-year-old voting power transferred

Holyrood will have the power to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in time for May's election.

Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has confirmed that a process of fast-track devolution, to transfer control over the voting age from Westminster, will begin this week.

BBC Scotland's political correspondent Glenn Campbell reports in the third in a series of reports examining the new powers to be devolved to Holyrood.

  • 20 Jan 2015
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