Saturday April 4, 2020

DUP found wanting in leadership stakes

If election pledges meant anything the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) would be leading unionism towards a brave new future in the wake of the IRA's decommissioning.

1st October, 2005

If election pledges meant anything the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) would be leading unionism towards a brave new future in the wake of the IRA's decommissioning.

“Unionism - real leadership, we're on top'' was the slogan the DUP used in May's Westminster elections, which saw it obliterate its political rivals in the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and become the North's largest party with 33.7 per cent of the vote.

Yet in the wake of IRA...

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