Tag Archives: Party conferences

Maze campaign bolsters UUP

Mike Nesbitt addressed an increasingly confident UUP at its party conference in Belfast. The real test for his leadership, though, will come in next spring’s local and European polls. Ulster Unionists were...

NI21 takes to the stage

NI21 is in an upbeat mood but a lot more work – and policy detail – is needed if it wants to catch up with the Executive parties. By attracting 250 delegates...

DUP marks decade on top

The DUP is confident about its prospects and cutting towards its critics. Peter Cheney reports on its conference, which sought to end a difficult year for the party. Ten years as Northern...

TUV’s year of success

For one of Stormont’s smallest parties, the TUV has had a year of substantial success. The party gathered at the Royal Hotel, Cookstown, after seeing its Bill on special advisers being enacted...

UKIP rejects Haass in advance

UKIP is the unique position of being a UK-wide party with a seat in the Assembly although the party has two different main messages at each level. The national focus on leaving...