P&J deal could harm Alliance

Noel McAdam presents a counter-argument to why taking the P&J post would be electorally good for Alliance and bad for most other parties. It would involve a volte face on Alliance’s chosen role as ‘unofficial’ opposition and when they ‘helped’ the process before by re-designating they suffered electorally in the 2003 Assembly elections with a drop to 3.7% from 6.5%.