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date: 15 July 2020

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Northern Ireland 

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

Formed in 1971 by Ian *Paisley and Desmond Boal, the party is committed to *Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK. The party stood firmly against Protestants sharing power with the Catholic minority in the 1970s, and is opposed to British membership of the European Community (... ...

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