Tories urged to be more green

Adopting a greener agenda could be the key to electoral success for the Conservative Party as it struggles to find the issues that will woo younger voters, according to a think tank.

To appeal to 18-24 year-olds, parties should address climate change. Photograph: Jozef Polc/123RFThe green, conservation tendencies within the Conservative Party should be nurtured if the party is to win over younger voters, according to rightwing thinktank Bright Blue.

To coincide with the start of the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, the group published on 30 September the results of a new poll looking at what it would take to win over younger voters. The online survey, conducted by YouGov, surveyed 3326 adults, of which 1092 were under the age of 40.

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