Alex White calls for Labour and Social Democrats to merge

White, who lost his Dublin Rathdown seat in the 2016 general election, said he will seek a nomination in the next election

7th May, 2017
Alex White: the former Labour TD and communications minister has called for a strong centre-left voiceFergal Phillips

The Social Democrats and the Labour Party will have to merge as there is no room for two small parties of the centre left in Irish politics, according to the former Labour minister Alex White.

“I would dearly like to see, as soon as ever possible, one strong voice for the centre left. If that can happen in time for the next election, it would be great.

“Manifestly from my point of view it...

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