“[For Conservatives] this is seen in sort of a UK wide perspective..”

BBC NI’s Stephen Walker’s report on the leaked Conservative Party’s proposals for a merger with the UUP, which after talks between the parties resulted instead in a political alliance, includes comments from former Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party in Northern Ireland, Jeffrey Peel. It’s followed by a short studio discussion between Jim Fitzpatrick and Mark Devenport – the post from Jeffrey Peel which Mark refers to is here. Below the fold, UUP MLA Basil McCrea refers to “the real identity that we subscribe to”.

UUP MLA Basil McCrea on that “real identity”.