Mike Parker reviews
Independence in Your Pocket / Annibyniaeth yn Dy Boced
by Yes Cymru
After the Scottish independence referendum of 2014, there were numerous unexpectedly positive consequences for the defeated Yes campaign. It was the catalyst for a new pro-independence daily newspaper, a membership surge for the SNP and their near clean sweep (56/59) of seats at the Westminster election the following May.Sign in to read more
Mike Parker stood for Plaid Cymru in the 2015 general election in Ceredigion, where he was one of only eight lead opponents in the whole UK who failed that night to dislodge the sitting Lib Dem MP. His book The Greasy Poll: Diary of a Controversial Election (Y Lolfa) tells the sorry tale.