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Bregret: If the EU referendum was held today Remain would win

Bregret: If the EU referendum was held today Remain would win | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

If those suffering from post-referendum 'Bregret' had voted to stay in the European Union, the outcome of the Brexit vote would have been in favour of Remain, according to new analysis published by the British Election Study.

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The article highlights findings from the ESRC-funded British Election Study, and also quotes Iain Begg, an expert from the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative

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Ethnic minorities could hold key to Britain's EU vote 

Ethnic minorities could hold key to Britain's EU vote  | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Britain's ethnic minorities could hold the key to deciding the outcome to the June 23 referendum on membership of the European Union, with non-white voters strongly in support of staying in the bloc, according to a survey. 

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Do we really become more conservative with age?

Do we really become more conservative with age? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The accepted wisdom is that the young are more radical than the old. But is this true, and if it is, why should our politics change with the years?

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Academics attack plans for opinion poll regulator

Academics attack plans for opinion poll regulator | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Lack of safeguards raises 'fundamental issue of academic freedom'

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2067: the end of British Christianity

2067: the end of British Christianity | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

It’s often said that Britain’s church congregations are shrinking, but that doesn’t come close to expressing the scale of the disaster now facing Christianity in this country.

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The article cites data from the ESRC-funded British Election Study.

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Poll reveals that LGBT students are voting Green

Poll reveals that LGBT students are voting Green | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

For now the Green party are an obvious choice for students wanting change. Fears of climate change and the scrapping of tuition fees, social welfare policies, high representation of women and LGBT candidates are all reasons why.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC British Election Study

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Kayla S's curator insight, March 17, 2015 11:29 PM

Here is how voter participation is coming around because, people are finding various ways to participate in voting.

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Meet Labour's teenage hopeful with more Twitter followers than Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg

Meet Labour's teenage hopeful with more Twitter followers than Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

IBTimes UK quizzed 19-year-old George Aylett about social media, young people and politics.

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Students Surging for Green

The 'Green Surge' has landed. The growth of the party now boasts a lead over the Liberal Democrats. The growth of the Young Greens this year has been particularly interesting, doubling in size since March alone to over 11,000 members.

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Almost 100 years on from winning the vote, women shun the polling booths

Almost 100 years on from winning the vote, women shun the polling booths | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A new study, commissioned by Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman, has revealed a widening gender 'turnout gap' in general elections - with fewer women voting than men

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Britain likely to allow voting at 16

In a massive shift, Britain is planning to allow 16 year olds to vote in the upcoming general election in May. Prime Minister David Cameron has backed a House of Commons vote on expanding ballot to teenagers.

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Parties target older voters at expense of young, says Labor's Sadiq Khan

Parties target older voters at expense of young, says Labor's Sadiq Khan | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Shadow justice secretary says campaign managers for all major parties focus on older voters who are more likely to vote

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