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The Jam Generation

Have you noticed that many of the leading figures in the main parties are all of a certain age?

David Cameron, Nick Clegg, David Milliband and others all became politically aware in the early 1980s to the sounds of groups like The Jam.

In part one of The Jam Generation, Anne McElvoy, political commentator of the London Evening Standard talks to them about the events of that period which shaped their early beliefs.

In part two she asks whether this generation have what it takes to make a difference to the way our country is run.

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Part one of The Jam Generation

Part two of The Jam Generation

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