The UUP launched their alternative vision document today highlighting what they will do differently from the current DUP/Sinn Fein Executive.
However, today Mike Nesbitt gave the clearest indication yet that his party could be returning to the Executive after May’s election.
Nesbitt said that the if the next Executive has a progressive programme for government and the will to deliver it then the UUP could re-join the Executive.
David McCann holds a PhD in North-South relations from University of Ulster. You can follow him on twitter @dmcbfs