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What impact could lowering the UK voting age to 16 have on the shape of the electorate?

The 15th of July marks the birthday of feminist activist Emmeline Pankhurst, born 159 years ago in Manchester, who spearheaded the suffragette movement. Her ultimately successful fight for women’s voting rights remains one of the most important milestones in changes to the laws governing the electorate in the UK over the last 185 years.