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Speech by David Trimble MP to the Annual General Meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council.

David Trimble

Speech by David Trimble MP to the Annual General Meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council.

by David Trimble

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Published by Ulster Unionist Council in Belfast .
Written in English


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ContributionsUlster Unionist Council. General Meeting
The Physical Object
Pagination7p. ;
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Open LibraryOL21460019M

  Mr Trimble survived not one, but two, challenges to his leadership at his party's annual meeting in March One year on, as the party celebrated its centenary, he was unopposed. Mr Trimble's emergence as the figurehead of pro-Agreement unionism would have been hard to predict in his early days as a unionist hardliner. David Trimble was born.   “Over the years, the barriers of the past — the distrust and prejudices of the past — will be eroded, and a new society will evolve, a new Ireland based on agreement and respect for difference.” Over a year period, beginning in , political violence in Northern Ireland claimed over 3, lives, but John Hume never abandoned the quest for a peaceful solution.

  David Trimble's support base within the ruling body of the Ulster Unionist Party, the approximately strong Ulster Unionist Council, was reduced from the more than 70 percent who supported the Good Friday Agreement to 53 to 57 percent who continued to back him at subsequent meetings after the momentous November decision to go into.   The harsher post-election climate means that David Trimble, the pragmatic leader of the Ulster Unionist (UU) party, who has headed a rickety, power-sharing coalition at .

David Trimble built his political career, and became leader of the Ulster Unionist Party, as a determined advocate of continued union with Great Britain, opposing any role for the Irish government in the affairs of Northern Ireland, but as party leader he was willing to take extraordinary chances for peace, repeatedly risking the support of his constituents to win their support for the peace. David Trimble, the leader of Northern Ireland's Protestant party, the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), was known for a long time for his implacable stance towards the Catholics. But only a few weeks after taking over as party leader in , he launched discussions with his .


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Speech by David Trimble MP to the Annual General Meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council by David Trimble Download PDF EPUB FB2

Speech by David Trimble MP, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party to the Annual General Meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council, 21 March "Since I addressed our AGM last year, we have fought two successful elections increasing our numbers of Westminster MPs from 9 to Speech by Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) leader, Mr.

David Trimble to the Annual General Meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council, Saturday 20 March "Sir Reg Empey, Joan Carson and I have just returned from Washington, after what I think has been our best reception ever.

William David Trimble, Baron Trimble, PC (born 15 October ), is a Northern Irish politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from toand the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) from to He was also the Member of Parliament for Upper Bann from to and the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Upper Bann from to Born: William David Trimble, 15 October (age.

A number of unionists said yesterday that talks were taking place "informally" about challenging Mr Trimble at the annual general meeting of the UUP's ruling body, the Ulster Unionist Council, on Author: Gerry Moriarty. It was a major gamble by Mr Trimble and many unionists spoke out against forming an executive before the IRA began decommissioning.

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Sinn Féin (SF) Ard Fheis began in Ambassador Cinema in Dublin. Edward Henry Carson, Baron Carson, PC, PC (Ire) (9 February – 22 October ), from to known as Sir Edward Carson, was an Irish unionist politician, barrister and judge. From Carson was both the Irish Unionist Alliance MP for Trinity College Dublin and leader of the Ulster Unionist Council in Belfast.

In he entered the war cabinet of Herbert Asquith as Attorney-General. The tone of David Trimble's speech Saturday to the Annual General Meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council was as conciliatory as that of any unionist leader, bar Ian Paisley, in the past 20 years.

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The Ulster Unionist Party leader also claimed that the Tanaiste, Mr. Mr Trimble also told the annual general meeting of the East Antrim Ulster Unionist Association they should have every reason to believe they were “on the front foot” in.

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Ulster Unionists will not re-enter an assembly which includes Sinn Fein, party leader David Trimble has said. He was speaking at the annual meeting of the Ulster Unionist Council, being held in Belfast. (3) That is why Irish-Americans were amazed by the recent claims of Ronald S.

Lauder, of the Esteem Lauder company. On Wednesday, September. SeptemMr. Lauder hosted a fundraising dinner in New York City for David Trimble MP. Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party and the most prominent member of The Orange Order. David Hoey had stood against Trimble for the UUP leadership at the party's annual meeting in Belfast yesterday.

After securing just 22 per cent of the vote, Hoey - an ally of David Burnside MP. Mr Trimble has been under siege since the agreement, according to Henry Patterson, a professor of politics at Ulster University.

While the Ulster Unionist leader had the support of about 70% of the party in for the Agreement, it has diminished since then - although Mr Trimble had won every vote of the party's ruling council. IF THERE'S no decommissioning, you'll go, a grey-haired man told David Trimble while shaking his hand.

In a stern warning as the Ulster Unionist Council annual general meeting ended in heckling. The Ulster Unionist Council meeting opened with a prayer and ended with God Save the Queen. In between, the Ulster Unionist Party tore itself apart.

Criticising the Ulster Unionist leader's "rash and reckless" resignation threat, the West Belfast MP said: "For a British government to be seen to bend to threats and ultimatums is entirely. THE Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble was under pressure last night to serve notice that he will leave Northern Ireland's power-sharing executive.

David Trimble Nobel Lecture Nobel Lecture, Oslo, Decem Your Majesties, Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. The Nobel Prize for peace normally goes to named persons.

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