Ife Grillo, from Hackney Youth Parliament, and Yasmin Rufo, of the British Youth Council
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UK voting 'should be lowered to 16'

While the voting age in the UK is currently 18, many say that this should be reduced to 16.

From Westminster, the BBC's Joanna Gosling spoke to Ife Grillo, from Hackney Youth Parliament, and Yasmin Rufo, of the British Youth Council.

Both agreed that allowing 16 and 17-year-olds to vote would further engage young people with politics.

  • 20 Jan 2015
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