Government Advisers Suggested Lowering the Age of Consent to 14

By Gary Cutlack on at

A government policy unit floated the idea of relaxing the laws on public nudity and lowering the UK age of consent to 14, in plans that were put forward to look at way the impact of the state on our lives could be lessened.

Unsurprisingly, the clearly controversial ideas on ways to extend our personal freedoms were booted out by David Cameron, who is said to have found the idea of lowering the consent age "offensive". The idea of relaxing laws on people getting naked in public were also kicked out.

We will be staying pleasantly prudish for the foreseeable future. [Telegraph]

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