Posted by: unionistsnotconservatives | March 6, 2009

New Force is a New Farce

With the resignation of Jeff Peel from the Joint Committee, and his subsequent email, the pressure on this pointless venture is increasing – hopefully to breaking point



  1. Aye, there’s an interesting post on Slugger O’Toole, including the full text of the email.

    If the UUP and Mr Peel’s “side” (he refers to “our side” in the discussions) cannot agree on the logo and the name, then how exactly can they agree on substantive issues such as policy and a manifesto?

    And then there is the important issue of an electoral pact, so that the UUP fights either South Belfast and Fermanagh & South Tyrone, and the DUP stands down in that seat but the UUP stands in the other one…

  2. Oops, should have said the “DUP stands down in that seat but the DUP [not UUP] stands in the other one”!

  3. […] Empty and his Ulster Unionist Party buddies feud with the Tories over logos and the name of their ‘New Farce’ and Sinn Féin misjudge the public mood, it is clearly Peter Robinson’s Democratic Unionist […]

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