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What can the Liberal Democrats learn from the Alliance?

Brilliant result for our sister party, the Alliance Party, in Northern Ireland – vote share up and proportion of seats held up.*

I’ve written before about what the Liberal Democrats can learn from our sister parties such as D66¬†and the Canadian Liberals, so the success of the Alliance – a smaller party in a highly polarised political environment¬†– is naturally of interest too.

So… what do you think the Liberal Democrats can learn from our colleagues’ success in this week’s elections?

 

* The number of seats in the Assembly has fallen, so keeping the same number of seats means winning an increased share of those seats.

3 responses to “What can the Liberal Democrats learn from the Alliance?”

  1. […] the wake of the recent Northern Irish election, I remember reading a Mark Pack article asking what lessons Liberal Democrats could learn from our Northern Irish sister party, which had enjoyed a strong result. The Alliance Party exists as a cross-community endeavour to […]

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