Will Age Decide the 2015 Election?

In the fourth of our week-long series of articles on intergenerational themes co-published with the independent public policy think tank ResPublica, Liz Emerson (Co-Founder of the Intergenerational Foundation) discusses the influence of the “Grey Vote”, and what can be done to ensure better representation of the young

How did young people vote in the Scottish referendum?

One of the most innovative features of the Scottish independence referendum was that 16 and 17 year-olds were allowed to vote. Many pre-ballot commentators assumed that they would lean towards voting in favour of independence. But did they in reality? David Kingman investigates