Politics Made Simple Episode 5: What Is The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland?

https://youtu.be/pYQJfszth_4 The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland is the 5th biggest party in the Northern Ireland Executive, and have gained a large percentage of votes in the other elections held over recent years. Having been founded in April 1970 by people who had previously been part of the New Ulster Movement, they were set up … Continue reading Politics Made Simple Episode 5: What Is The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland?

Politics Made Simple Episode 4 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): What Is The UUP?

https://youtu.be/aimMNZLQR-I The Ulster Unionist Party (better known to all the normal folk as the UUP) is the second largest Unionist party in Northern Ireland — though you could say they are plotting to become the biggest again. Evolving from the Ulster Unionist Council which was founded in 1905, they were the biggest Unionist Party from … Continue reading Politics Made Simple Episode 4 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): What Is The UUP?

Politics Most Simple Episode 1 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): What is the DUP?

https://youtu.be/0AAmSbsYBlg The DUP is the biggest Unionist party in Northern Ireland at the minute, currently holding the First Minister post — or at least when the Assembly is actually sitting. They helped hold up the British government between 2016-2019, back when Theresa May was Prime Minister, and for a short time when Boris Johnson became … Continue reading Politics Most Simple Episode 1 (The Northern Ireland Assembly Election): What is the DUP?