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Scotland shows that votes at 16 works

Miles Briggs MSP, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Lothian wrote this piece for our pamphlet Civic Duty The Conservative Case for votes at 16 and 17. Arguments for and against votes at 16 are often highly subjective....

Posted 23 Aug 2018

Multi-party system

Why Votes at 16 is the next suffrage bridge we must cross

Nicky Morgan MP, Member of Parliament for Loughborough and former Education Secretary wrote this piece for our pamphlet Civic Duty The Conservative Case for votes at 16 and 17. On July 2nd, we marked the 90th anniversary...

Posted 21 Aug 2018

First Past the Post Polling Station

An updated Conservative case for Votes at 16

Owen Meredith, Chairman of the Tory Reform Group wrote this piece for our pamphlet Civic Duty The Conservative Case for votes at 16 and 17. In 2015, the TRG put together the Conservative case for Votes...

Posted 20 Aug 2018

Young voters