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Tom Watson
Parliament it getting tetchy about votes at 16. What do you think? Should we lower the voting age?
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Andy Demidow 15 Oct 12
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Tom Watson 15 Oct 12
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Chris Evans 15 Oct 12
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Sadly, in my experience of being 16, the majority of people I knew had no knowledge interest in politics whatsoever.
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Tom Watson 15 Oct 12
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And they did at 18?
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Em 15 Oct 12
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hell no!
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Tom Watson 15 Oct 12
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Why not?
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Rob - #European 15 Oct 12
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No. The yardstick is when you can serve in the UK military and die for your country. Currently 18 years.
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Tom Watson 15 Oct 12
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Why is that the yardstick?
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Tom Watson 15 Oct 12
Replying to @liamyoung
Interesting analysis!
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Tom Watson 15 Oct 12
Replying to @JoeRay93
Does that suddenly change when people reach the age of 18?
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