Tag Archives: John McCallister

John McCallister…SDLP Youth Conference

I am not usually a big fan of SDLP paying too much attention to “other voices”. At SDLP Annual Conference 2010, SDLP members were treated to a critique from (among others) Duncan Morrow, Rev Norman Hamilton and (God save us!) … Continue reading

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Congratulations Mike Nesbitt

On Saturday Mike Nesbitt (81% of the votes cast) defeated John McCallister (19%) and is the new Leader of the UUP. It wasnt close….81% is an overwhelming endorsemment and from the UUP perspective …..that kind of endorsement (81-19) is much … Continue reading

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McCallister, Kennedy…..Nesbitt?

Three nominations for Leader of the UUP. And most posts on the subject seem to involve the words “poisoned chalice”. Certainly the UUP Assembly Party is not a happy ship and the wider membership are in near despair. For the record … 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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