Is Generation Y more right-wing?
11 July 2014 Last updated at 00:13 BST
People are widely presumed to get more right-wing as they get older - but studies suggest those between the ages of 18 and 30 often hold views to the right of their parents.
A report by the polling company Ipsos Mori and think tank Demos suggests that in many respects 18 to 30-year-olds today - the so-called Generation Y - are to the political right of their parents and grandparents when they were young.
Newsnight's Lewis Goodall reports.