Bridging divides: analysing the 2019 general election from a generational perspective

Document type
Briefing
Author(s)
Gustafsson, Maja
Publisher
Resolution Foundation
Date of publication
4 December 2019
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Older Adults, Health Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This briefing looks at the 2019 general election from a generational perspective. Age has become increasingly important for party choice over recent decades, with the Brexit vote turbo-charging these differences. At the same time, Britain’s demographic divergence means that the average ages of constituencies are growing apart.

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