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Synonyms for unionist

a worker who belongs to a trade union

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David Simpson has said a vote for his Ulster Unionist rival Jo-Anne Dobson could see Sinn Fein's Catherine Seeley victorious.
The National Congress also toped the list of parties candidates for State Council by 1093 against 62 votes for Democratic Unionist Party-the origin- and 10 votes for the Registered Democratic Unionist Party.
Of course, these policies posed a particular threat to the party of the church, the farmer and the businessman - the Conservatives - and were, as a result, a significant stumbling block in the unionist alliance.
These Unionist politicians, as usual want it both ways - Welsh when they want our votes, but they shrug their Unionist shoulders when told to "sit" by their party's bosses, and to forget Wales.
The East Belfast MP said the vision of hardline unionist Jim Allister, of politics free from Sinn Fein, would be a step backwards.
Since the weapons disposal was not publicly documented, anti-Catholic Democratic Unionist leader Rev.
The Ulster Unionist Party as a brand name has considerable voter loyalty regardless of divisions and changes of policy going back as far as 1969 and the pro and anti O'Neill disputes.
Democratic Unionist leader the Rev Ian Paisley claimed the Good Friday Agreement had ``totally failed''.
ULSTER unionist leader David Trimble has claimed the IRA had been stopped in its tracks.
HARDLINE unionist Ian Paisley yesterday called for the Ulster Unionists to follow his line and quit the Northern Ireland Executive.
THE Ulster Unionist Party has all but conceded the battle for Northern Ireland to remain in the United Kingdom, rivals claimed yesterday.
POWER sharing between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland was today back on track after the Assembly elected Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble as First Minister.
THE Government's campaign for a "yes" vote in next month's Northern Ireland referendum was given a huge boost last night after David Trimble won convincing backing for the peace deal from his Ulster Unionist Party.
The Unionist paramilitary cease-fire was announced in October 1994.
THE Secretary of State will meet unionist leaders after they appeared to threaten to withdraw political co-operation if their demand for a parade probe isn't met.