West Sussex Youth Cabinet members, senior county councillors and MPs debated lowering the voting age to 16 at a lively discussion at County Hall, Chichester on Thursday 6 September.
A vote was then taken, with a resounding victory in favour of the motion to give 16 and 17 year olds the vote: 24 in favour, 8 against and 3 abstentions. You can read more about the debate on our main news page.
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