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Democratic Unionist Party

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland favouring British identity. It was founded in 1971 during the Troubles by Ian Paisley, who led the party for the next 37 years. Now led by Arlene Foster, it has, by a narrow margin of one, the most seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly, and it is the fifth-largest party in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The DUP evolved from the Protestant Unionist Party and has... Wikipedia

Articles tagged dup

  • May 14th 2021
  • DUP leadership: Party to elect new leader and deputy

  • DUP leadership: The party that went from firebrands to government

  • May 13th 2021
  • Northern Ireland: The contest to elect a new DUP leader is on a knife edge

  • May 11th 2021
  • DUP leadership election Q&A: all you need to know as Edwin Poots and Jeffrey Donaldson

  • If Edwin Poots emerges as leader of the DUP, could this be a blessing in disguise for Unionism ?

  • May 10th 2021
  • David O’Sullivan: The EU at 70 – still going strong?

  • May 9th 2021
  • Is the UUP Passed the Point of Rescue?

  • May 6th 2021
  • Poots’ big question: Can he lead the DUP and be opposed to the scientific base of public policy?

  • May 5th 2021
  • United Ireland remains a popular aspiration in the Republic, but one for which a majority don’t want to pay…

  • May 4th 2021
  • DUP Leadership Ballot to take place on 14th May

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