The topic of whether or not 16 year olds should vote was brought to the foreground of British Politics in 2014 by the SNPs decision to allow 16 year olds to vote in the 2014 Scottish Independence referendum. This piece on the LSE blog offers a measured discussion of the arguments for and against such a move.

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/generalelection/expert-voices-is-it-time-to-lower-the-voting-age-to-16/

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