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No generation has escaped Coronavirus’ effect, but politicians need to remember the unique burden young people face

Emma Revell writes for ConservativeHome

“No generation has escaped Coronavirus’ effect, but the young are uniquely positioned to bare almost no health risk yet will be living with the impact on careers, bank balances, romances, and mental health for the rest of their lives” says Emma Revell, Head of Communications at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

Writing for ConservativeHome, Emma argues that politicians like Nicola Sturgeon, who said the sight of young people not physically distancing made her want to cry, need to be more aware of the social and financial impact the pandemic and lockdown measures were having on young people and advocate for their futures.

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