Opinion PUBLISHED: 14:10 18 March 2018 | UPDATED: 15:51 18 March 2018 Emily Oxbury Union flag flutters next to the EU flag. Photo: Toby Melville/PA Wire Irrelevance to teenage life. Lack of teaching in schools. No policies for young people. These are just a few of the excuses from today’s generation of teenagers as to why politics doesn’t affect them, and why they do not show an interest in the topic. This needs to change. For many teenagers, politics may seem a confusing, complex and sometimes insignificant topic to discuss, especially considering the privilege of voting is only granted past the age of eighteen. Rarely is the issue discussed in schools, with the subject only becoming available to study from A-Level onwards. By this point, some students are reaching the legal voting age, yet are only just beginning to explore ideologies, party policies and the mechanics of government. However, when you begin to think closely about government policies, more affect the lives of children and teenagers than you first think. Tuition fees, school curriculum, public transport are just a few of many things, determined by the government, affecting the daily lives of young people. Despite not being able to directly… Read full this story
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