Poll reveals tribal parties won’t deliver

Allan Leonard, Alliance Party candidate for Fermanagh & South
Tyrone, has claimed that a poll published by the Belfast Telegraph
shows that people are not confident that the tribal parties will
deliver devolution. The poll revealed that only 12% of respondents said
that it was very likely that devolution will return following this

Allan Leonard said: “This poll shows that people do not believe that
the tribal parties can deliver genuine power-sharing. It illustrates
the fact that that people do not have any confidence in tribal
politics. Alliance is the only alternative to the failed politics of

“Local people are responding to the work carried out by Alliance on
bread and butter issues. The Ulster Unionists and SDLP have had their
chance to deliver in the last Executive, and failed miserably. The DUP
won’t even talk to Sinn Fein, so people do not have any confidence in
them either. Only Alliance will deliver progress and real improvements
in local services.

“The only way we can have a strong Alliance team at the centre of
government is by getting everyone who wants a shared future out and
voting Alliance on 7th  March. You can make a real difference.”


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