Ulster Unionist Party

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Ulster Unionist Party

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a Northern Irish political party advocating the maintenance of union with the UK
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Ulster Unionist MLA Tom Elliott launches his Bill with a consultation paper on the naming of public facilities/entities after anyone convicted of a terrorist offence or membership of a proscribed organisation.
DAVID Cameron defied a cloud of volcanic ash to fly into Northern Ireland today in a bid to boost his General Election pact with the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP).
The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted in favour of the devolution of policing and justice powers from Westminster, despite opposition from the Ulster Unionist Party.
FORMER Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble is to join the Conservative Party in the House of Lords, it emerged last night.
An Ulster Unionist councillor is defecting to the Conservatives in protest at the party's deal with the Progressive Unionist Party.
The list of 11 Labour nominations, eight Tories, five Liberal Democrats, three Democratic Unionists and one Ulster Unionist is controversial.
"Before that the membership would have been Ulster Unionist to a man.
They are picking up the extent to which Sinn Fein is trying to run the Ulster Unionist campaign.
Earlier, Ulster Unionist Party leader David Trimble claimed the IRA "juggernaut" had been halted and that Sinn Fein was "hollowed out".
And he confirmed he had written to Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble asking him "to join with us in resigning from ministerial office".
ULSTER Unionist leader David Trimble has threatened to pull his ministers out of the power-sharing executive.
The accord appeared to be in jeopardy when the new Northern Irish cabinet, elected in June 1998, could not take office because members of Northern Ireland's largest Protestant party, the Ulster Unionist Party, refused to serve alongside members of Sinn Fein until the Irish Republican Army began to disarm itself.