A bluer FG is 'not the answer' for many voters
The Reform Alliance may be too closely aligned to its forebear to offer any significant change, writes Fionnan Sheahan
'All the indications are they will become a bluer form of Fine Gael. I'm not sure the people want that."
John Halligan isn't a pollster, but the Independent TD, could always fall back on it as a career if this politics lark doesn't work out for him. The Waterford TD summed up the predicament faced in presenting the Reform Alliance as a means to whet the public appetite for a new party.
The latest Millward Brown poll in today's Sunday Independent reveals support for the formation of a new political party has dropped back to its lowest level.