The EU Referendum results reveal a sharp generational divide in British politics. According to YouGov, under-25s were more than twice as likely to vote Remain (71%) than Leave (29%), while among over-65s the picture is almost the exact opposite.
This panel discussion by Jennifer Jackson-Preece, Manmit Bhambra, Michael Cottakis, Roch Dunin-Wąsowicz, Claire Gordon, and Darren Moon considered how Brexit is shaping the politics of young voters, and the potential implications for the future of UK / Europe relations.
This post represents the views of the authors and not those of the LSE Brexit blog, nor the LSE.
Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece, LSE European Institute
Dr Manmit Bhambra, LSE European Institute & LSE 100
Michael Cottakis, 1989 Generation Initiative
Dr Roch Dunin-Wąsowicz, LSE Brexit & LSE 100
Dr Claire Gordon, LSE Teaching & Learning Centre
Darren Moon, LSE Learning Technology & Innovation