Not governing part(ies) February 15, 2017Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
The UUP and SDLP have positioned themselves as an alternative partnership government at Stormont to take the place of the long-standing DUP-Sinn Féin-led coalition.
Mr Nesbitt said he personally would be “standing square” behind his vision of a UUP-SDLP-led administration.
“I will be transferring from my Ulster Unionist votes to the SDLP,” he said.
I don’t mean immediately, but in the longer term?
Because in the immediate one will read:
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood did not reciprocate Mr Nesbitt’s pledge.
He said: “We are fighting very hard to retain seats and gain seats and our job as a political party is to get people to vote for us, it’s the same for Mike Nesbitt.”