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UUP Party Conference Broadcast

UUP have launched their Party Conference Broadcast.

They are obviously focusing on the future but continue to bash Stormont branding the Government as the ‘DUP-Sinn Fein Axis’.

Andrew Charles


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2 Responses

  1. scottishview says:

    Absolutely nothing new here at all and as the Americans say in policy terms ‘Where’s the Beef?’
    They don’t look like anything new and indeed there is a look of sameness about them and every other party in NI in the staged roundtable like conference set-up.End of term report, “Needs to show more activity and put some thought into generating new ideas to appeal to a wider uncommitted public support base.
    Still not living up to previous levels of work and creativity and needs to do better in all areas.”

  2. bobballs says:

    I think that looks like fair comment scottishview.

    This PPB looked to me like a positioning statement. Something to reassure; the basis upon which to build a narrative.

    In my view, a PPB should be the ‘welcome mat’ for the conference. It establishes the parentheses within which substantive content can be placed. So perhaps not necessarily the sell for existing policy or a place to announce policy going forward. ‘The beef’ ought to be contained in the conference.

    I’m going to post up content from the conference and distil some of the key points later. I’d be interested in your view once that’s all posted up.

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