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Manifesto for Democracy: Education for the future

Education is key to ensuring that newly enfranchised voters understand the system they can now have a voice in. That 16 and 17 year olds in Wales can now vote in Senedd elections offers us...

Posted 29 Oct 2020

Young voters

Citizenship education paves the way for votes at 16

With Wales looking to equalise their voting age with Scotland for local elections at 16, we asked our work experience student Carla to explain what impact the citizenship education classes she’d recent completed would have...

Posted 19 Jul 2017

young voters