Ep 14: The new Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein & DUP aren't the only story in Northern Irish politics, due to The Alliance Party's rise
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Episode 14 of Chris Sweeney Talks To features David Honeyford, the newly elected Northern Ireland Assembly member for Lagan Valley.
He is a member of The Alliance Party, who are neither Unionist or Nationalist. They have have a recent surge in support making them now the third force, a shocking development in a country that is portrayed is always being out the constitutional debate between a divided society.
David discusses how the Unionist/Nationalist debate isn't a big thing amongst ordinary people and explains what they did tell him during his campaign.
He also explains what his motivations where to run, as he is not a career politician and left behind his livelihood to serve his community.
You can find David on Twitter: @dhoneyford
Chris Sweeney is a feature writer and author. Follow him: @writes_sweeney