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McDonnell calls for devolution of voting age powers

SDLP Leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP has called on David Cameron to ensure that 16 and 17 year olds are given a vote in any future referendum on membership of the European Union and in all Northern Ireland elections.
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Ramsey: Youth vote in Scottish referendum cannot be ignored

The enthusiasm with which young people embraced the opportunity to vote in the Scottish referendum is proof the role their counterparts in Northern Ireland can play in local politics must no longer be ignored.
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