From fear to policy

Alex Kane argues that the devolutionary settlement means that fear as a motivator for voters will be greatly reduced. This will require Unionist parties to broaden their appeals through legislation with a positive effect on people’s lives and:

To attract votes—and I don’t just mean from the Protestant/unionist community—the unionist parties have to champion relevant, practical, effective and costed policies…they have to prove that the devolution they have demanded for decades is actually worth having.

Upcoming Slugger Events

Madge Davison Lecture – ‘Inequality and Unfairness in 2018: What Would Madge Have Said?
7pm, Tues 25 Sept 2018 | Queen’s University Belfast
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