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Negotiation: The position of each political party during coalition talks.

If political parties refuse to play ball and cooperate, then there will no resolutions passed and the election is hung

Mark Manley

Gushwell Brooks interviewed Leadership and Strategy Specialist Mark Manley about what is considered during coalition talks before resolutions.

So how do coalition talks actually work?

For some it is about policies and how to ensure those are seen and fulfilled in the government, and for others however it is about power and how to ensure they have control, and then policy follows.

Parties can either be in the "Most favourable position" which is being able to get all they want or "The walk away position" where the party is not prepared to negotiate.

What happens when one party asks for too much?

Listen to the full conversation from The Money Show with Gushwell Brooks

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Mark Manley

It's going to make the marketing and the message that much clearer if there is consistency in all the metros

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