Young Adults And Politics Today: Disengaged And Disaffected Or Engaged And Enraged?

Eighty per cent of young adults say they have little or no trust in politicians - but this does'nt mean they aren't interested in politics, according to this new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE). This report shows that young adults with lower levels of education are substantially less likely to vote and to be politically engaged than those with university degrees or A-levels. By age 23, less than a third (31%) of those who left school at 16 definitely plan to vote in future, compared with nearly three-quarters (72%) of young people with degrees. Leadership Briefing 9.08(104)

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