The Gove leadership campaign started off with a burst of energy, as he claimed to represent a ‘unity’ approach. But after revelations over past drug use, and several economic policy pledges, Gove’s chances are looking slimmer by the day. [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.
In this divided country, is it ever possible to forgive our politicians? Daniel Reast examines legacy and enmity in an era of tribalism. [Read now...]
Reactions have been harsh, though some commentators have reflected on the group’s moral argument for their original departures from Labour and the Conservatives. [Read now...]
Sunday night’s results provided a bounty of different viewpoints. While the Brexit Party gained the most seats by far, the crystal clear Remain options hosted the biggest vote share. [Read now...]
Tomorrow’s European Parliament election promises to deliver a historic result in our democratic history. Polls and surveys suggest a huge hit to the Conservatives and Labour vote share. Daniel Reast lists his predictions and reflects on a difficult campaign. [Read now...]
The Labour Party chairman launched an attack on the use of the term ‘confirmatory ballot/vote’, which has been adopted by Labour’s second referendum campaigners. As a Corbyn ally and opponent of a second public vote, Lavery’s argument has highlighted the continued split in the Labour leadership. [Read now...]
Today, the Labour campaign for the EU elections was officially launched, and Jeremy Corbyn finally showed that Labour was committed to delivering Brexit. However, this tactic of playing the room will have disastrous consequences for the beleaguered party. Daniel Reast reports on Labour’s gamble. [Read now...]
Last week’s local elections proved that dissatisfaction with the two main parties is at a high, while smaller parties and independents prosper. While local issues were relevant, the shadow of Brexit loomed large over councils. With the Tories plummeting, it is decision time for Labour. [Read now...]
Dan Reast’s message to the Labour NEC on a pivotal moment for the party which will define its success for months or years to come: You have the keys to Number 10 in reaching distance – back Remain, and reject the politics of Brexit. [Read now...]
The Senior journalist Peter Oborne published an op-ed on Sunday admitting Brexit was a failure. Here Daniel Reast explains why Oborne’s article means more than a guilty plea. [Read now...]
Friday 29 March was our original date for leaving the EU. While an extension protects us from a No-Deal Brexit, unrest and violence in Westminster highlighted the gravity of what we face. Here Daniel Reast recounts a shameful day for the UK. [Read now...]