Educational Maintenance Allowance

Give Us the Vote, and Now

Seb McCarthy | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Seb McCarthy

At the age of sixteen, I can now legally join the army, get a full-time job, leave home without my parents' consent and get married, yet people my age still find themselves denied the right to vote, one of the most important rights you can have in a democratic country. How can it be that anyone of my age can get a job and pay taxes towards a government whom they are not even able to vote for?

'Unfair And Inadequate': Barnardo's Hits Out At EMA Replacement

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Teenage students from poor backgrounds are being forced to drop out of college because the Government's replacement for the Educational Maintenance Al...