What Next for Britain’s Liberal Democrats?

What future for the Liberal Democrats¹

Obscured in the triumph of Boris Johnson’s Tories and the tragic defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the 2019 general election was the simply abysmal result for the Liberal Democrats. A party of government just five years ago, they used to have around 50 seats in the British Parliament. In 2019, they actually lost a seat and now have a paltry 11 MPs. It’s not so much the one-seat loss that made for such a…