Liaison Sub-Committee on Scrutiny of Strategic Thinking in Government

The inquiry heard powerful evidence that young people are becoming detached from democracy and more open to authoritarianism than previous generations. Failure to address long-term issues which impact their futures – such as housing, national debt, and climate concerns – is undermining their trust and engagement in the political system. In the interests of fairness between generations, it will be vital to include their voice and interests in decision-making.