Early Parliamentary General Election

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:26 pm on 19th April 2017.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Co-Leader of the Green Party 1:26 pm, 19th April 2017

Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that if this election is, as the Prime Minister says, about a more secure future for the country—if it is an election of such national significance—there should be, as a matter of urgency, a change in the law to give Britain’s 1.5 million 16 and 17-year-olds a say in what will be very much their future on 8 June?