votes at 16

Government goes to war with peers over votes at 16

8 December 2015 12:11

The government will today try to overturn a Lords’ vote that introduces votes at 16 for the EU Referendum Bill.…

Take it from a teenager: 16-year olds shouldn’t be able to vote

27 September 2013 10:30

Like Charles Moore in this week’s Spectator, I am inclined to wonder whether there is ‘any conceivable good reason’ why…

Why should 16 year olds get the vote? They don’t pay tax.

26 September 2013 8:56

No doubt it will happen, because the Tories will not dare oppose it, but is there any conceivable good reason…