United Unionist Force?

Sunday Times carry a story today about talk surrounding a possible merger between the UUP and DUP in order to fight next year’s Assembly election. Fears forcing this possible merger rest within the Ulster Unionists’ who are worried that they may not return any MP’s and therefore make them irrelevant come the Assembly election in 2011.

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Surely this would be a positive thing for Unionism? It’s just a pity that the UUP will not make any agreement regarding South Belfast this side of the election.