NME Festival blog: Lower the voting age to 16 – you know it makes sense
Things you can do when you’re 16: get married, have sex, pilot a glider (note to self: must get around to piloting a glider), join the actual army, leave home, buy a lottery ticket and go to Reading Festival and cry about your GCSE results while missing Wiley on the Radio 1Xtra Stage because you’re in a really long queue for cheesy chips. Things you can’t do at 16: vote in general and local elections. Which, frankly, seems more than a bit b******s.
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