Tag Archives: Basil McCrea

Profile: Lagan Valley

The Candidates: DUP: Edwin Poots. Paul Givan. Jonathan Craig. Barbara Hale. UUP: Jenny Palmer. Robbie Butler. TUV: Lyle Rea UKIP: Brian Higginson. Conservative: Jack Irwin. Democracy First: Frazer McCammond. NILRC: Peter Dynes. Green: Dan Barros-O’Neill Alliance: Trevor Lunn. SDLP: Pat … Continue reading

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Alliance: Be Careful What You Wish For

John McCallister and Basil McCrea have left the UUP. So…the middle ground is now bigger. So this is good news for the Alliance Party, the brand leader in middle ground politics. Well…seemingly not. For John and Basil have NOT joined … Continue reading

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From Basil McIvor To Basil McCrea…

I have been watching “liberal unionism” for over forty years. And playing poker almost as long……….and I know a busted flush when I see one. When the cards are dealt, there is some Hope. But it all ends in Failure. … Continue reading

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So Farewell Then Tom Elliott

Tom Elliott, Leader of the UUP resigned tonight. He was elected to the position in the summer of 2010. Perhaps not surprisingly…….seemingly twenty per cent of the UUP voters who elected him were from his Fermanagh-South Tyrone constituency. Elliott is … Continue reading

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