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Young Voters

Volume 26: debated on Tuesday 29 June 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he intends to take any steps to encourage younger voters to exercise their rights to vote.

As part of an advertising campaign later this year, timed to coincide with the canvass for the next electoral register, the young voter will be asked to ensure that his or her name is included in the electoral registration return, as a prerequisite to voting.