Newton Emerson: Electoral pacts could move Northern Ireland into a three-party system

Naomi Long's Alliance is now alone in rejecting pacts entirely. Picture by Niall Carson/PA Wire
Normalisation of electoral pacts could be the long-term legacy of this election, moving Northern Ireland into a three-bloc if not a three-party system. The UUP’s withdrawal from North Belfast[...]

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