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Tipping Point as Millennials Turn the Election Tide

Is it poor politics, or a large dose of generational change, that saw the UK's Theresa May fail in her snap election?

By Stephen O'DohertyThursday 15 Jun 2017Open House InterviewsNewsReading Time: 1 minute

Listen: Futurist and Commentator Mal Fletcher in conversation with Stephen O’Doherty

Was PM Theresa May’s decision to call a snap UK Election the worst own goal ever? As backfires go, it must rank in the top ten.

There’s much speculation as to what caused this spectacular fail, and recriminations as to why the Tories di not see it coming. Could it though, owe as much to generational change and history as poor politics?

For social commentator and futurist Mal Fletcher, the uncertainty in UK politics is partly a result of the millennials finding their voice.