Ulster Unionist Party leadership election, 1971

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The Ulster Unionist Party leadership election of 1971 was caused by the resignation of James Chichester-Clark, after he had failed to persuade the British Government to provide his government with more resources to quell the growing civil unrest.



Faulkner won easily by 26 votes to 4


  • Ireland since 1939, Henry Patterson (2001, Oxford University Press)
  • A history of the Ulster Unionist Party, Graham Walker (2004, Manchester University Press)