Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department
Ann McKechin (Glasgow North, Labour)
Although there are obviously differing views about extending the franchise to 16 and 17-year-olds, I hope the Minister
will agree that, as this matter proceeds, it is important that young people in Scotland are treated with respect and not cynically. What assurances does he have that those 16 and 17-year-olds will be equally as able to register as any other adult, and to vote in this important poll that will determine their future?