Politics | Citizenship

Freedom in peril as democracy falters

Party politics: Labour has the most members, but members do not always translate into votes.

Should the voting age be lowered to 16? As Britain prepares for a shock election, activists aim to engage young people in politics. But not everyone thinks they should have a vote.

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