Quote of the week;Opinion;News amp; Opinion

3rd December 1999 at 00:00
"Although interest in politics grows with age, young people nowadays seem to be entering adult life with even lower levels of

engagement than in the past - making it harder for them than it was for previous

generations to 'catch up'."

Education secretary David Blunkett commenting on the British Social Attitudes survey, which found that one in three teenagers has no interest in politics.

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