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1985 Elections in the United Kingdom - Northern Ireland Local Elections, 1985, Tyne Bridge By-Election, 1985, Brecon and Radnor By-Election, 1985 (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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1985 Elections in the United Kingdom - Northern Ireland Local Elections, 1985, Tyne Bridge By-Election, 1985, Brecon and Radnor...

1985 Elections in the United Kingdom - Northern Ireland Local Elections, 1985, Tyne Bridge By-Election, 1985, Brecon and Radnor By-Election, 1985 (Paperback)

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Chapters: Northern Ireland Local Elections, 1985, Tyne Bridge By-Election, 1985, Brecon and Radnor By-Election, 1985. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 26. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: This article is part of the series: Politics and government ofNorthern Ireland Elections for local government were held in Northern Ireland on 15 May 1985. The previous elections had been fought in the middle of the hunger strike and the H-Block Prison Protest. Those elections had shown changes in party representation, with three parties, namely the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), winning 75% of the seats. On the Unionist side, the DUP arrived at a position of near parity with the UUP, outpolling the latter by 851 votes, although the UUP managed to win more seats overall. Other changes on the Unionist side saw the disbandment of two smaller Unionist parties: the Unionist Party of Northern Ireland in September 1981 and the United Ulster Unionist Party in May 1984. On the nationalist side, while the SDLP maintained its dominant position, a greater number of elected candidates supporting the H-Block protest were elected. In total 36 candidates endorsed by the H-Block committee were elected of whom 21 belonged to the IIP. The representation of the centrist APNI was almost halved as their number of seats was reduced from 70 in 1977 to 38 in 1981. Following the end of the Hunger Strike, attention focused on attempts by the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Jim Prior, to restore devolution. This eventually led to the establishment of the Northern Ireland Assembly which was elected in October 1982. However nationalist parties boycotted the forum and the SDLP instead threw its efforts into the New Ireland Forum....More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=201581

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 28
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-62728-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-62728-5
Barcode: 9781157627289

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