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I never thought I’d join another political party. When I became active in the Liberal Democrats, I thought that was me, settled. No one else really reflected my views, no party had such a beautiful and evocative preamble.

Today, I felt compelled to join a different political party: Alliance.

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Stormont Parliament building outside Belfast, ...

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In a recent interview with the Daily Mail, the former Scottish Secretary for the Conservatives, Lord Forsyth, tried to raise fears about the Alternative Vote (AV) referendum being a threat, not only to First-Past-The-Post (FTPT) voting, but also to the union of the United Kingdom itself.

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