The Newsletter devotes a lot of leader space to the SDLP’s north/south launch of its new united Ireland strategy paper. It argues that “a 32-county Ireland is an aspiration unattainable in the foreseeable future and adopting a ‘green’ posture is more likely to alienate moderate unionist voters in constituencies where neither the DUP or the UUP has a chance of success”.
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