Now that the dust has settled from the General Election, it's clear that Northern Ireland can no longer support two main unionist parties.
Ordinary DUP and UUP members must now demand talks about a single unionist party.
There is now no place for silly squabbles, or senior personalities engaging in back-stabbing.
The unionist voters are crying out for a united single unionist party and now is the right time to start the process.
With both unionist leaders in trouble, we must clear the decks and move forward united and strong to maintain the Union.