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Closing Date: 30th March 2022

The British Youth Council has been campaigning on Votes at 16 for since 1998. In 2014 or 2015, members voted to keep it as a priority indefinitely. In the last 5 years the campaign has made significant progress – it has become law in Wales and Scotland (for local and Assembly/Scottish Parliament election) it became Labour Party Policy, there have been 3 Private Member bill debates, a Cross Party APPG was established and produced a report, senior Conservative MPs declared their support – the British Youth Council has led and supported these achievements.

BYC invite you to join us and over 30 other organizations who are in support of the Votes at 16 campaign to celebrate the re- launch of our group. Come and hear from nationwide leading academics in voting reforms and democratic engagements , organisations and young people across the UK about their opinions and ideas about this very important topic.

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