GE2019: Myth-Busting the Student Vote: Will a December Election Mean Poor Turnout? Will This Affect Labour?
In theory, a polling day after the end of university term time could suppress the student vote, disadvantaging Corbyn. But now the campaign is underway, it looks like young people intend to turn out in force, with a record number having registered to vote. But polling suggests this might not be an automatic gain for Labour. Student Oliver Haynes reports.