David Vance moves his gaze from the UKUP towards the DUP. In his personal experiences he has been impressed by key individuals within it but feels Paisley’s power is too great, the DUP is selfish in its actions to other Unionists and crucially is not truly an Unionist party but a Ulster nationalist one. This alleged lack of commitment to the Union means the DUP, coupled with the lack of credible Unionist political opposition, makes it the greater threat to the Union.
Living History 1968-74
A unique, once-in-a-lifetime 10-week course at Stranmillis University College Belfast featuring live, in-depth interviews with leading figures from this tumultuous era in Northern Ireland’s cultural and political history.
Live interviews with: Bernadette McAliskey, Austin Currie, Brid Rogers, Baroness Blood, Dennis Bradley, Baroness Paisley, Lord Kilclooney, Tim McGarry, Danny Morrison, Sir Kenneth Bloomfield and others…