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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Harry, 41, said: "I actually joined the Ulster Unionist Party in the late 90s although I kept it to myself because of the band.
Clearly, therefore, the Ulster Unionist Party as we have known it will have no members in the Assembly and those who were Assembly members will now presumably be expelled from the Ulster Unionist Party for a breach of their own rules which indicate they cannot be members of any other political party.
Mr Trimble's Ulster Unionist Party, which had ruled the province for more than 50 years, has been successively ripped apart by the rival hardline Ulster Democratic Party, headed by Dr Ian Paisley
Its deft handling of the sensibilities of David Trimble, head of the Ulster Unionist Party, allowed the Protestant politician to engage in unprecedented dialogue with archenemy Sinn Fein in a way that limited the political damage to Trimble and his party.
On the other hand, the reputation and influence of the Ulster Unionist Party leader, David Trimble, is on the rise.
In a further development the Ulster Unionist Party, in the first test of its electoral pact with the Conservatives, won the second of the three seats available, forcing the DUP into an unprecedented third place.
ULSTER Unionist Party leader Sir Reg Empey has told his party conference the IRA has been defeated and it is time for loyalists to put their arms beyond use.
Ulster Unionist Party leader David Trimble also claimed more than pounds 100,000.
DAVID Trimble's leadership of the Ulster Unionist Party was under pressure last night after the Northern Ireland elections.
Jim said he has always supported the Ulster Unionist Party.
The events of Tuesday highlight the total shambles and incompetence at the heart of the Ulster Unionist Party.