A lost tribe: Britain’s young eurosceptics

By Dr Rakib Ehsan

One of the dominant narratives which emerged from the June 2016 UK referendum on EU membership was the ‘intergenerational divide’, which pitted the pro-Leave older generation against the pro-Remain younger generation.

It is true that younger people were far more likely to vote to remain in the EU. This has meant that existing research and media coverage has focused on pro-Remain sentiments among young British people.

However, there is a notable section of young British people who harbour eurosceptic feelings – and our collective understanding of their socio-political attitudes is far from developed.

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