Democratic Unionist Pairty

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Democratic Unionist Pairty
Abbreviation DUP
Leader Arlene Foster
Chairman Laird Morrow
Foonder Ian Paisley
Depute Leader / Wastmeenster Leader Nigel Dodds
Foondit 30 September 1971; 47 years ago (1971-09-30)
Precedit bi Protestant Unionist Pairty
Heidquarters 91 Dundela Avenue
Belfast, Coonty Antrim, Northren Ireland
Ideology Breetish naitionalism[1]
Naitional conservatism[2]
Social conservatism[3]
Breetish unionism
Richt-weeng populism[5]
Poleetical poseetion Centre-richt[6][7][8] to Right-wing[9]
European affiliation None
European Pairlament group Non-Inscrits
Colours Reid, White an Blue
Hoose o Commons
(NI Seats)
10 / 18
Hoose o Lairds
3 / 780
European Pairlament
(NI seats)
1 / 3
NI Assembly
28 / 90
NI Local Cooncils
125 / 462

The Democratic Unionist Pairty (DUP) is a unionist poleetical pairty an the lairgest pairty in Northren Ireland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Unionist bid to be UK 'kingmakers' unsettles some in Northern Ireland". Reuters. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  2. Nordsieck, Wolfram. "Parties and Elections in Europe". Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  3. Marcus, Ruth. "Gender aside, the fall of Irish politician Iris Robinson is the same old sex scandal", Washington Post, 14 January 2010
  4. Taggart, Paul; Szczerbiak, Aleks. "The Party Politics of Euroscepticism in EU Member and Candidate States" (PDF). SEI Working Paper. 51. Sussex European Institute: 11. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 10 December 2009. 
  5. Ingle, Stephen (2008). The British Party System: An Introduction. Routledge. p. 156. 
  6. "Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority on eve of Brexit talks", By David Milliken & Kate Holton. Reuters. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  7. "Who are the DUP? What you need to know about the Democratic Unionist Party", By Tom Burnett. The Sentinel. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  8. "Election results 2017: Could the Democratic Unionist Party be Westminster kingmakers?", By Mark Devenport. BBC News. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  9. Cowell-Meyers, Kimberly. "Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Encyclopædia Britannica