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PaisleyReligion and Politics in Northern Ireland$
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Steve Bruce

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199281022

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.001.0001

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Coming to Power

Coming to Power

(p.94) 4 Coming to Power

Steve Bruce (Contributor Webpage)

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At the start of the Troubles, Paisley led the smallest of three strands of conservative unionist opposition to change. By 2004, the DUP had displaced the Ulster Unionist party from a position of dominance it had enjoyed for over eighty years. This chapter details and explains the rise of the DUP.

Keywords:   Robinson, DUP, Democratic Unionist Party, Ulster Unionist Party, UUP, elections

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