A new survey by Kantar has found that just 14% of young people aged 18 to 24 will ‘definitely vote’ in the upcoming UK General Election. 57% of this age … Continue reading Only 14% of young people will ‘definitely vote’ in upcoming General Election
To the incoming Prime Minister, The UK has just finished taking part in its biggest democratic exercise for a generation. Overall voter turnout may have reached 72% but not amongst … Continue reading Open letter: Youth organisations unite behind call for online voting
By Joe Carton. The British political system is painfully neglecting the country’s youth. Choosing to pander to the baby boomer generation with generous offerings of a pension ‘triple lock’ and … Continue reading Intergenerational unfairness: online voting is key to strengthening the voice of Britain’s disillusioned youth
By Alex Campbell. It is a constantly repeated mantra that ‘young people today’ in the UK and Europe are uninterested in politics. Voter turnout is falling rapidly and the youth … Continue reading Youth apathy on a European scale?
By Chloe Smith MP. The majority of today’s 18-24 year olds are not voting. Only 44% turned out in 2010 and, since then, at worst, 88% expressed that they don’t plan … Continue reading We need the final “one-click” to ensure young people can help run the country