Young people voting in the Wirral over the past 5 general elections

Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council did not have the information requested.

Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

How many 18-22 year-olds (or the nearest age demographic) voted in the Wirral over the past 5 general elections?

Specifically in:


Yours faithfully,

Joanne Kenny

Dalton, Chelsea, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Kenny,


Thank you for your email.


The Freedom of Information Act covers recorded information held by a
public body. The questions you have asked are not for recorded
information, and therefore does not constitute a valid request under the


Wirral Council can confirm that we do not hold the information because
members of the general public are not required to record age when voting.
In addition to this the fact the ballot is secret, this information you
have requested cannot be obtained.


Guidance on how to submit an enquiry can be found on the Information
Commissioner’s website at [1]this link.


I trust this will be of assistance to your enquiries.


Yours sincerely,


Chelsea Dalton

Information Management Officer

Business Management - ICT

Treasury Building

Argyle Street



CH41 1AH

Tel: 0151 666 5201

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