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Alex Kane: Unionists need to be ready for eventuality of Border poll

Referendum is inevitable and they should participate in preparing the ground for it

  • Alex Kane
  • The Irish Times

In 2017 unionists, for the first time ever, lost their overall majority in a Northern Ireland parliament; in local council elections three weeks ago they lost their overall majority of councillors; and…

Surely, some argue, those losses, along with other shifts in opinion and electoral support, suggest that it is not unreasonable to conclude that a victory for unity in a border poll could be “likely…

Just a few years ago it would have been unthinkable for a leading unionist to countenance the…

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