With the December 12 election confirmed, politicians and activists will be working hard to get out the vote. For Labour and the Liberal Democrats, this will bring the two rivals into a much greater conflict – a risk to voters and democracy at a volatile time. [Read now...]
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Daniel Reast • Deputy Political Editor-at-Large
- 64 articles in PMP Magazine
Writer and aspiring PhD student at UEA in Norwich. Interested in culture, comedy, and ideology.
The new deal agreed between the EU and Boris Johnson is set to divide the House of Commons for another close vote. With the DUP holding firm, but veteran Eurosceptic Tories capitulating, all eyes are on a handful of MPs with the future of the UK and EU in their grip. [Read now...]
Brexit has nurtured the existence of nationalism in the UK’s politics. While one side wishes to return to an imperial Britain ruling the waves, the other believes in a subtle image of a tolerant Britain that never really was. Both are wrong. [Read now...]
When MPs returned to the benches this week, no one could have predicted the scenes of anger and emotion. Opposition politicians collided with an officially sponsored dangerous rhetoric. Most definitely, one of the worst weeks in parliamentary history. [Read now...]
As democracy is being rigorously defended in the Supreme Court, Labour and the Liberal Democrats are forever engaged in a pointless war of words. Politicians and activists are feuding while the disillusioned public watch on in disgust. [Read now...]
Brexit has been a resurrection for the Lib Dems. After their horrific results from the 2015 and 2017 elections, they have managed to capitalise on angry anti-Brexit voters. However, questions over their direction remain to be answered. [Read now...]
Last week’s dramatic return to Parliament saw the Conservatives fall to factional strife, losing 22 MPs over five days. Amber Rudd also announced her resignation in The Sunday Times. With the ‘Resistance Bill’ awaiting Royal Assent, the fuse is running short for the ‘natural party’ of government. [Read now...]
The no-deal parliament is hastily preparing for a return to Westminster. Questions on how MPs and campaigners can stop the incoming crash have settled on the spurious ‘government of national unity’ as a bricked-up tunnel to Boris Johnson’s runaway train. [Read now...]
The memories of mass marches, grassroots protests, and MPs’ determination are clouded by the danger of a no-deal Brexit. The cause to Remain has been shaped by external forces, potentially for the last time. And in this climate of worry, a second referendum has become a fantasy. [Read now...]