Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 24 July 2014

Ulster’s not for merging

The merger of the UUP and Tories will be good for unionism, providing enough unionists vote for the new party.



However, I loathe the way the UUP insisited that the word Ulster be included in the name.

On the one hand, the same people would not be in favour of a referendum across Ulster on uniting Northern Ireland with the Republic, but on the other hand they want to claim

that they are an Ulster party. In reality they are a party of Northern Ireland. A title espousing the reality of their position would be welcome.

Darren J Prior

Castleknock, Dublin

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