Tag Archives: Nigel Dodds MP

Westminster Election 2015: North Belfast

The Results: North Belfast was nasty on so many levels. An Electoral Pact between DUP and UUP to bolster Nigel Dodds in a seat that the DUP was concerned would be lost to unionism. Indeed there was a second and … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls…#5 Nigel Dodds (DUP)

Glengormley Main Street 4th April 2015. Nigel Dodds (outgoing DUP MP for North Belfast). I have already seen Dodds posters on Crumlin Road but could not take a photograph.

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Electoral Pacts And Unionism

So DUP and UUP have agreed to maximise the votes for the “unionist” family by agreeing an electoral pact in four constituencies. In East Belfast, Gavin Robinson will stand for DUP. The UUP will not be on the ballot paper. … Continue reading

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Mallie, Paisley…And Mrs Paisley Too

So Part Two of The Great Interview. It had already been screened to the Belfast Press Corps on Friday last week and under embargo until Midnight Sunday night. This meant that the three Belfast newspapers and BBC and UTV were … Continue reading

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Home From Mayo

So I was in County Mayo. What did I miss? Orange Order was stupid. Nigel Dodds got hit on the head…a brick thrown by supporters. Police dont really get stuck in. And very few arrests. PSNI issue vague threat that … Continue reading

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DUP….Bigots?

Alasdair McDonnell got some flak last week for calling the DUP “bigots”. One of the Deputy Speakers in the House of Commons (I think it was Lindsay Hoyle) thought it was inappropriate but I dont think Alasdair was censured for … Continue reading

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Margaret Ritchie In Westminster

Sinn Féin had a bad day yesterday. Martin McGuinness seemed a bit like a rabbit caught in headlights over the G8 Summit. There’s certainly something in this for the SDLP. Better minds than mine will need to sit down and … Continue reading

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