I​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​n Wales and Scotland, young people can vote in some elections from 16 years of age

. Describe and explain relevant evidence related to

 (a) social constructions of childhood and youth and 

(b) psychological models of how young people’s thinking deve​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​lops, to evaluate the view that, by the age of 16, young people have the ability to make decisions about how to vote. NOTE THAT this question asks you to evaluate, and therefore to develop arguments for and against the view presented in the questi​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​on.