Progressive alliance in Brighton: Lib Dems step aside to help Greens.

The Liberal Democrats will not be fielding a candidate in Brighton Pavilion, in an attempt to ensure the re-election of Green Party MP Caroline Lucas.

This appears to be the start of a so-called ‘progressive alliance’, where opposition parties help each other out, with the aim of getting as many anti-Brexit MPs as possible elected to the House of Commons.

Theresa May has previously warned voters about a left leaning ‘coalition of chaos’, and it remains to be seen whether this strategy will be applicable in enough constituencies to make a difference.


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