Raise the age of consent, say British teenagers

A poll for the National Chil­dren’s Bureau has revealed that more young people would raise the age of consent than lower it. The research, consisting of over 2,700 interviews with school­children aged 11-16, showed that 22 per cent believed that the age of consent should be higher, with only 16 per cent saying it should be lowered.

The survey also suggested that young people’s attitude towards traditional teenage vices are more restrained than among previous generations. More people...

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