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Elections Oral Question, 17/10/13 [E/NI/S/W]
Oral Question in the House of Lords from Lord Roberts of Llandudno asking Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Edinburgh Agreement of 15 October 2012, whether they plan to allow 16 and 17 year-olds in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to vote in future referenda, and all 16 and 17 year-olds in the United Kingdom to vote in general elections.

Rock Enrol!: engaging young people in democracy, 11/10/13 [E/NI/S/W]
The Rock Enrol! resource is a 45-minute interactive lesson framework that brings to life why young people should register to vote.

Innovation Fund opens to get more young people on the electoral register, 06/08/13 [E/S/W]
The Cabinet Office has invited community organisations across the country to bid for funding to deliver innovative projects aimed at getting more people on the electoral register.

Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill Stage 1 Debate, 14/05/13 [S]
During the meeting of the Scottish Parliament on 14 May 2013 MSPS debated the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill at Stage 1. The debate was opened by the Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

Young Voter Registration Form for the 2014 Referendum on Scottish Independence, 12/05/13 [S]
The Scottish Government has published a report which presents the findings of the testing of the understanding and usability of a draft Young Voter Registration Form which is intended to be used to register 15-year-olds who will be 16 by the date of the referendum, to allow them to vote in the 2014 referendum on Scottish Independence.

Voting Age (Comprehensive Reduction) Bill, 09/05/13 [E/NI/S/W]
First reading in the House of Lords for a Bill to extend the franchise for parliamentary and other elections, and for referendums, to all citizens over the age of 16 years.

Parliamentary committee endorses Referendum Franchise Bill, 07/05/13 [S]
The general principles of the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill have been endorsed by a leading parliamentary committee. The Bill sets out who is entitled to vote in next year’s referendum, and includes provisions to enable 16 and 17 year olds to vote.

Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill: Equality Impact Assessment, 25/04/13 [S]
The Scottish Government has published a report of the Equality Impact Assessment undertaken in respect of the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill.

Referendum Bill Committee takes evidence, 28/03/13 [S]
During its meeting of 28 March 2013 the Scottish Parliament Referendum Bill Committee took evidence on extending the franchise.

Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill Briefing, 28/03/13 [S]
The Scottish Parliament Information Centre has published a briefing on the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill which was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 11 March 2013.