Published on 1 Jun 2017 Sections

Teesside voters: ‘I apply for 25 jobs a week. It’s not where I wanted to be’

The Prime Minister’s first election speech of the day was on Teeside – an area which overwhelmingly voted Leave in the Brexit referendum. Theresa May spoke of fulfilling “the promise of Brexit” as she urged voters to back her. But how will that play with the younger generation who’ve been described as disenfranchised by the UK’s political landscape?