UUP: youthful, unified but playing catch up

Despite a more youthful and unified party conference marked only by the walk out of its only high profile dissident these days, David Burnside, the UUP may be condemned to waiting for the DUP to drop the ball in order to make up its recently lost ground, or so Mark Devenport believes.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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