Brexit: Young people worried about losing human rights

Young person holds up EU and Union Jack flag
© Amnesty International

As the generation who might be most impacted by Brexit, there’s one distinct feeling weighing down young people: concern.

We spoke to young voters aged 18-25, and found that 79% of those who expressed an opinion would be concerned if they were left with fewer rights after the UK leaves the European Union.

Three-quarters were also worried about the ‘special powers’ being handed to government Ministers during the Brexit process. 

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