The UK Labour Party currently enjoy the popular support of many younger voters. "The problem," says Nick Rees at pension consultant, Absolute Return Partners, "is that this cohort less reliably turn out on election day. This is a structural problem."
Labour must solve it if they are ever to regain power.
Perhaps, this, some say chaotic election is the turning point for engagement.
Over half of voters under the age of 40 voted Labour in the general election, new figures have suggested Poll data released by YouGov in the wake of the shock result last week indicated 61.5 per cent of under-40s voted for Jeremy Corbyn’s party, compared to just 23 per cent who voted Conservative.