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The United Unionist Coalition
United Unionist Coalition
(UUC), formerly known as the United Unionist Assembly Party, was a minor unionist political formation in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Assembly[edit] The UUC was formed by three members of the Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Assembly who had been elected as "independent unionists" in 1998, and decided to form themselves into an official grouping to avail of facilities provided by the Assembly to parties. As such they were more a coalition of political expediency rather than a coherent political party. The founders of the group, which was initially called the "United Unionist Assembly Party", were Fraser Agnew, Boyd Douglas and Denis Watson (all of whom have since left the grouping). The grouping subsequently registered with the Electoral Commission as the "United Unionist Coalition", a name recalling the anti-Sunningdale Agreement bloc of Unionist parties in the 1970s, the United Ulster Unionist Coalition. Watson subsequently joined the Democratic Unionist Party. In the 2003 Assembly elections the UUC secured only 0.4% of first preference votes and all three UUC members lost their seats. The UUC did not contest the 2007 or 2011 Assembly elections. Local government[edit] Following the 2005 local government elections the UUC had two elected councillors: Agnew on Newtownabbey Borough Council
Newtownabbey Borough Council
and Douglas on Limavady Borough Council. A mid-term defection led to the party gaining one council seat in Limavady. In January 2011 Agnew left the UUC, returning to the Ulster Unionist Party.[1] Douglas joined Traditional Unionist Voice prior to the May 2011 Council elections (in which he held his seat). No candidate was elected on a UUC ticket. As of April 2012, the UUC has no elected representatives and is not registered with the Electoral Commission. References[edit]

^ "Agnew comes home to UUP Archived July 25, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.", Ulster Unionist Party, 28 January 2011

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Defunct political parties of Northern Ireland

Unionist / Loyalist

Commonwealth Labour Party Independent Unionist Association Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Unionist Party Protestant Unionist Party UK Unionist Party Ulster Constitution Party Ulster Democratic Party Ulster Popular Unionist Party Ulster Progressive Unionist Association Ulster Unionist Coalition Party Ulster Unionist Labour Association Unionist Party of Northern Ireland United Ulster Unionist Council United Ulster Unionist Party United Unionist Coalition Vanguard Unionist Progressive Party Volunteer Political Party

Nationalist / Republican

All Ireland Anti-Partition League Federation of Labour Fianna Uladh Irish Anti-Partition League Irish Independence Party Irish Union Association National Democratic Party Nationalist Party National League of the North National Unity Northern Council for Unity Official Sinn Féin People's Democracy Red Republican Party Republican Socialist Collective Saor Éire Socialist Republican Party Unity


Belfast Labour Party Communist Party of Ireland (Marxist-Leninist) Communist Party of Northern Ireland Democratic Left Independent Labour Group Independent Socialist Party Labour coalition Labour Party of Northern Ireland Labour and Trade Union Group League for a Workers' Republic Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Labour Party Republican Labour Party Socialist Labour Alliance Socialist Party of Northern Ireland United Labour Party Workers League World Socialist Party

Ulster nationalist

British Ulster Dominion Party Ulster Independence Movement Ulster Independence Party Ulster Movement for Self-Determination Ulster Third Way


Democratic Partnership Newtownabbey Ratepayers' Association Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Women's Coalition Ulster Liberal Party Unbought Tenants' Association

1 Excluding those left-wing parties avowedly nationalist / republican or un