1974 Ulster Unionist Party leadership election

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1974 Ulster Unionist Party leadership election

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Candidate Harry West

Leader before election

Brian Faulkner

Elected Leader

Harry West

The 1974 Ulster Unionist Party leadership election took place on 22 January 1974, as a result of incumbent Brian Faulkner's resignation on 7 January 1974 because of difficulty in achieving agreement to the setting up of an all-Ireland council.[1] The election resulted in Harry West succeeding Faulkner as Leader of the UUP.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Faulkner, Brian". RTE Archives. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/feb/07/guardianobituaries.obituaries