Grey Power: Young people missing from politics

This report investigates the ageing of British national and local political representatives, compares UK political representation internationally, and asks whether younger generations need political representatives that understand their generations’s plight through lived experience. Data sources include: Parliamentary Data Platform Members API House of Commons Register of Members’ Financial Interests ONS Population Estimates EveryPolitician UN Population… Read more »

London Travelwatch Consultation: Intergenerational Foundation response

Read the IIF Response London TravelWatch to this consultation in which we call for intergenerationally fair ticket concessions, and the protection of children’s free travel on London buses and concessions on other forms of public transport.

Making Youth Employment Policy Work: Intergenerational Foundation response

A response by the Intergenerational Foundation to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Employment calling for an effective youth employment policy to address the stark intergenerational divide in the economic consequences of COVID-19. There is widespread evidence that young adults have been disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19, shedding light on the insecurity… Read more »

Planning for the Future: Intergenerational Foundation response

A consultation response to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government enquiry into planning for the future. Key points: We need to talk about the Green Belt Young people need to be more involved in local planning decision-making We must safeguard space standards in new homes created through permitted development

Young Adults 2020: IF Index of young adults’ wellbeing

This report is the latest Index of Wellbeing from IF and it overturns the common assumption of ever-improving living standards by showing that the current generation of 20-somethings now has a worse quality of life than their parents’ generation. The IF Index, which analyses 17 statistical indicators for 18 to 26 year-olds, starting in 1991… Read more »

Consultation on a reformed judicial pension scheme: Intergenerational Foundation response

Click in the download button to read the Intergenerational Foundation response to the government consultation on a reformed judicial pension scheme which calls for: The transition to a funded scheme Increased contribution rates An assessment undertaken on the financial impact on younger and future generations using an intergenerational fairness impact assessment as set out in… Read more »