Category Tag: UUP

Paramilitary activity

Paramilitaries in Northern Ireland

The Secretary of State has just published a report on Paramilitary activity in Northern Ireland. Should the findings be a surprise to anyone? The assessment confirms that all the main paramilitary groups operating during the…
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373,000 people on waiting lists

Hospital waiting lists soar, but who's to blame? Heated scenes in Stormont as the matter of soaring hospital lists was discussed. What should have been a serious debate on an important topic quickly descended into…
Mike Nesbitt, the UUP's new leader

Audio: UUP Leader voting DUP

As a result of the 'unionist pact' UUP Leader Mike Nesbitt says he will be voting DUP in his home constituency of East Belfast. You can listen to the full broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster…
Marriage Equality
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Video: Equal Marriage NI 2015

Let's not give the DUP all the credit for blocking marriage equality. The UUP should stake their claim (tho hopefully Danny Kinahan will be kept in the closet) But the abstentionist SDLP & fence sitting…
Pacts

Electoral pacts are a bad idea

Newton's Third Law of motion states: "For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction" Any pact that looks likes it is going to succeed will also be met with an equal and opposite…