PDs teeter on the precipice after trouncing

The future of the Progressive Democrats hangs in the balance after their extremely poor election showing, although senior party figures are hoping that a return to government could rescue the party.

26th May, 2007

The future of the Progressive Democrats hangs in the balance after their extremely poor election showing, although senior party figures are hoping that a return to government could rescue the party.

After 22 years in existence, the PDs must now decide whether they have a viable future as an independent force.

Following the loss of six of their eight seats in the general election, including the dramatic exit from politics of party leader Michael McDowell, former...

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