A fascinating discussion on this morning’s Sunday Sequence programme focused on the developing divisions within the DUP, which appears to be splitting between a secular-political wing and a Free Presbyterian wing. [Audio link- about 30 minutes into show.] The unprecedented sight of hard-line Protestants picketing the DUP Confererence in protest at the party not taking a strong enough stand against civil partnerships must be worrying for the party leadership, given that there are much harder compromises ahead for the party faithful to swallow.
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