Young, undecided and in the front line of Scotland’s indyref mindgames

  • Paul Aitken

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

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To make an obvious point, the younger generation’s opinions on the referendum have not been formed by as much experience as those of the older generation. Many potential voters were not alive throughout Margaret Thatcher’s premiership and were not politically conscious during those of John Major or even Tony Blair – remember that 16-year-olds were only nine when Blair left office. I myself was just eight when Scotland’s devolved parliament was established in 1999.

 

Period23 Apr 2014

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