“No great decisions are expected..”

BBC political editor Mark Devenport has news on a meeting of Ulster Unionist party officers today, and the Conservative Party electoral pact predicted by Frank Millar’s sources, although he cautions

I’m told this isn’t the group’s final report, but the party officers may be updated on the results of research on how voters might react to the advent of a “new political force”. No great decisions are expected, but the clock is ticking.

There are rumours too of a “triumvirate” of dissenting MLAs..