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...]
- PMP Magazine Contributor.
Daniel Reast • Deputy Political Editor-at-Large
- 59 articles in PMP Magazine
Writer and aspiring PhD student at UEA in Norwich. Interested in culture, comedy, and ideology.
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...]
The victory for Jo Swinson in the Liberal Democrats’ leadership contest was widely predicted. Labour and its lieutenants launched into criticism with worrying parallels. But this informal campaign can only end in more tears and splits. [Read now...]
Another incident in Remainerland has put the online community back into the doghouse. Individuals have been harassed, doxed, and insulted. Twitter is not a playground – and more must be done to combat the abuse. [Read now...]
The constant stream of bad news and even worse opinions has crippled our country. This frustration with politics will leave a dark mark for years to come. Will the last person to leave Britain please turn out the lights? [Read now...]
The Conservative leadership contest is nearly at its end, taking with it the aspirations of Rory Stewart. Watching observers fawn over him was agonising. And the worst result looms large on the horizon. [Read now...]
When news broke of Chuka Umunna’s move to the Liberal Democrats, a mixed response greeted the Streatham MP. Anger, cynicism, and acceptance: all forming a difficult problem to answer. [Read now...]