Today is six years since the EU referendum. In this blog, IF’s Digital Campaigns Officer, Liam Hill, considers the impact of the EU referendum on the UK’s economic and political landscape, and what effects the referendum and Brexit have had on intergenerational fairness. The events and the process Brexit has always been better seen as… Read more »
It is now five years since the EU Referendum result, five years along the path towards the “sunlit uplands” promised by those that supported Brexit. Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, investigates what benefits have been delivered for the UK’s young people.
Greener UK, a coalition of environmental organisations in the UK, have recently released their final report which outlines how far the UK has progressed with implementing a “Green Brexit”. The conclusion of their results is clear: not much overall. Why has there been so little progress in environmental policy since 2016? IF researcher, Melissa Bui,… Read more »
The intergenerational divide has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis. IF supporter Rosie Neville maps the reasons why, and explains why bridging the divide is the constructive way forward, to the benefit of both sides
Although Maria Lenk’s passport says “German”, she considers herself European through and through. But COVID-19 has tested the unity of the European Union, and as well as faith of young people in its institutions. Now is a critical moment to address this deficit. Maria advocates for the interests of young and future generations as member… Read more »
With the strong likelihood of there being a general election between now and the end of the year, David Kingman argues that young people are at disproportionate risk of being unable to vote
Brexit casts a long shadow that will unquestionably affect future generations. In the debate, the demands of democracy have been called upon by both sides. But when it comes to the interests of future generations, has democracy been found wanting? Thomas Tozer, author of IF’s “A New Intergenerational Contact”, leads us through the arguments.
IF’s latest report gives a breakdown of the Millennial vote at the EU Referendum, and identifies four distinct “tribes”. Angus Hanton, IF Co-founder, explains why these voters form an important bloc that must not be ignored
Britain’s higher education sector – crucial to the prospects of young people and to Britain’s economy as a whole – stands to suffer as a result of Brexit, according to a recent report. David Kingman investigates
If Brexit showed young non-voters anything, it was that not voting has far-reaching ramifications for their place in the European Union. Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, explains why – with just two days left to register to vote – it is more important than ever that Millennials get involved in the democratic process