Parlon ‘unassailable’ for post of PD leader

Given the seats lost by the Progressive Democrats(PDs) in last month’s general election, whoever becomes leader in the autumn faces the onerous task of rebuilding a demoralised party.

23rd June, 2007

Given the seats lost by the Progressive Democrats(PDs) in last month’s general election, whoever becomes leader in the autumn faces the onerous task of rebuilding a demoralised party.

Few PDs believe there is anyone more primed and capable of doing the job than Tom Parlon, the former Laois Offaly TD who used his organisation skills to some effect in recruiting new members for the local party organisation.

It was these skills that...

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