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    BBC News: Youth attitudes to politics
    Read this BBC News article about youth attitudes to politics.

    CBBC Newsround: Fighting for your voting rights
    Track down your MP with Newsround's Man in Parliament.

    CBBC Newsround's guide to parliament
    Everything you need to know about parliament, the government and the House of Lords.

    BBC politics website
    The BBC's politics site has links to all the political parties, the government and other useful sites.

    The Electoral Commission
    All you need to know about voting and the voting system. You can also get involved in their consultation about whether to lower the voting age.

    Voting systems
    For different voting systems used for the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly, European Elections etc

    Explore Parliament
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    The Prime Minister's website
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