Alex Kane: To find a way back, the SDLP need to work out what has gone wrong since 1998

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood. Picture by Hugh Russell
In the first election to the new Assembly in June 1998 the SDLP recorded their second largest vote (177,963) since they were founded in 1970. Crucially, though, they became the first non-unionist p[...]

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