An overwhelming majority of 16-to-17-year-olds want to make themselves heard this May, but our education and political system is letting them down, argues Alex Myles.
16 year old first-time voters need to be educated in what – and how – our democracy works to avoid a missed opportunity, writes Rhydian Thomas.
Yvonne Murphy argues that we have a duty to educate young people, and the general population, in how to participate in democracy.
Thousands of 16- and 17-year olds will be able to vote in Welsh elections from 2021. Westminster risks alienating students and young people if it doesn’t follow suit, writes Rob Simkins
Jess Blair explains why a new Bill introduced today to extend the voting age is a good thing for Wales but warns more reforms are needed.
Mat Mathias shares news of a project to allow young people to develop a better model of political education
Lisa Francis reflects on the Conservative case for supporting votes at 16
Jess Blair examines the impact of reform to both local elections and the Assembly.
Jess Blair urges the Assembly to take the lead on democratic reform ahead of a motion today in plenary.