The UK General Election - 4th July 2024


Ben Farmer

Account Manager

Ben joined PLMR in 2021, and works across a range of clients on public affairs and research.

Before joining PLMR Ben was a Sabbatical Officer at Oxford University Student Union where he led the SU’s response to Coronavirus and represented the University’s 24,000 students to University leaders and the local community. He delivered the student engagement for the University’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy and worked on the SU’s student mental health campaign. Ben was previously an intern in the External Relations team at social work charity Frontline.

Ben studied Geography at the University of Oxford and wrote his dissertation on London’s city park music festivals and their community engagement. He also studied urban geography, transport, and European politics. During his time at University Ben led student fundraising group Oxford RAG organising a range of events and challenges for charity. He is a keen runner and hockey player and his favourite band is Elbow.

Service Specialisms

Sector Specialisms

Ben Farmer's Blogs

Who will be the next Welsh First Minister?

What was discussed on further and higher education at Labour and Conservative party conference this year? 

What’s it like at party conferences as a public affairs consultant?

PLMR outlines universities and their political influence in Times Higher Education

Data reveals that Shadow Cabinet needs to build familiarity and trust as it looks to seal the deal with voters 

July’s by-elections: a crucial moment for Sunak and Starmer alike

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