BOTH loyalist parties in Londonderry have given broad support for calls to constitute a unified unionist forum to combat the dilution of Protestant culture and British identity in the city.A "unified Unionist
Representatives of both the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) last week expressed heavy concerns that Protestants in Londonderry are at the thin end of the wedge with respect to recognition of, and respect for their heritage and history.
Whilst Terry Wright, Chairman of the Foyle Unionist Association called for the establishment of unified unionist forum, DUP MLA William Hay went on record to state he was "prepared to take risks" in order to secure a truly inclusive city.
Now, the Progressive Unionist Party (PUP) and the Ulster Political Research Group (UPRG) have given their backing to the idea.
And that’s before you even take the PUP's and UPRG’s proposed involvement into account...