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North Yorkshire's 16 Year Olds Call For Right To Vote


7:51am 24th January 2013
(Updated 7:52am 24th January 2013)

A North Yorkshire teenager's among those asking MPs to let 16 and 17 year olds have the vote.

MPs are debating lowering the voting age in Parliament - campaigners say as under 18's can fight in the army and pay National Insurance they should get to vote.

Liam Cutler's a member of the UK Youth Parliament in North Yorkshire and he says it is a responsibility most teenagers could handle.

Liam adds that it brings different issues to the table.


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