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Labour might reportedly give 16 and 17-year-olds the best to vote in its first yr if it wins the final election, my colleague Will Hazell experiences.

Last September, Labour stated it will prolong the franchise in in step with Scotland and Wales, which have already given 16 and 17-year-olds the vote for native elections and people for the devolved assemblies.

The coverage was within the remaining draft rising from its nationwide coverage discussion board – a key stepping stone within the course of which Labour makes use of to attract up its manifesto.

At the time, a Labour spokesman stated: “At the age of 16, many young people are paying taxes, working, and engaging in all parts of society – it is right that they get a say in who governs them.”