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.