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Voter Participation

Volume 448: debated on Monday 3 July 2006

28. To ask the hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission what steps the Commission is taking to increase participation by young people in elections. (81391)

The Electoral Commission informs me that it undertakes advertising and other work to increase participation in elections amongst young people. This includes developing educational resources, training youth workers and teachers and making grants to organisations working with young people.