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Page Compiled: Martin Melaugh   [updated: 24 May 2019]
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A Selection of Political Party Manifestos

The following is a list of the various election manifestos that are included at the CAIN Web site. The list is very incomplete but should provide users with information on the views of the various political parties on the major issues. More manifestos will be added in the future.

 

Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)

  • 2019 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Demand Better.', (25 November 2019), [PDF; 2006KB]. Belfast: APNI. ... [19745] - [Political Manifesto]
  • 'Better Together', 2019 European Election Manifesto, (23 May 2019), (published 14 May 2019), [PDF; 3091KB]. Belfast: APNI. ... [19677] - [Political Manifesto]
  • 'Demand Better', 2019 Local Government Election Manifesto, (2 May 2019), (published 17 April 2019), [PDF; 2324KB]. Belfast: APNI. ... [19676] - [Political Manifesto]
  • 2017 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Change Direction', (31 May 2017), [PDF; 3329KB]
  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'How to change Northern Ireland. For Good.', (21 February 2017), [PDF; 2346KB]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Forward. Faster.', (19 April 2016), [PDF; 3329KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Step Forward Not Back', (16 April 2015), [PDF; 1729KB]
  • 2014 Northern Ireland Local Government Election Manifesto - 'Step Forward in Europe', [PDF; 822KB]
  • 2014 European Election Manifesto - 'Step Forward for our Community', [PDF; 1318KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'Alliance Leading Change' [PDF; 2427KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto - ''Alliance Works: Working for You at Westminster' [PDF; 1759KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'The Politics of Hope' [PDF; 280KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Alliance Works: The Alternative - An Agenda for a United Community' [PDF; 234KB]
  • 2005 Westminster and Local Government Elections Manifesto - Alliance Works [PDF; 527KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Alliance Works' [PDF; 3390KB]
  • 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - It's Time For Tomorrow ... Together
  • 1997 Westminster General Election Manifesto - Agenda for Change [PDF; 979KB]
  • 1975 Constitutional Convention Election (NI) Manifesto - Together We Stand

    See also: APNI Web Site {external_link}; and
    www.allianceworks.org now (May 2014) redirects to above link {external_link}

 

Conservative Party in Northern Ireland (CPNI) / NI Conservatives

  • 2017 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Forward, Together ...', (26 May 20117), [PDF; 181KB]
  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Conservatives: Time for a Real Fresh Start', (12 February 2017), [PDF; 736KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Strong Leadership ...', (17 April 2015), [PDF; 571KB]
  • 2014 Northern Ireland Local Government Election Manifesto - 'A plan for local government', [PDF; 1498KB]
  • 2014 European Election Manifesto, [PDF; 1359KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Invitation to Join the Government of the United Kingdom' [PDF; 2793KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'Vote for Change' [PDF; 863KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'New Politics for a New Northern Ireland' [PDF; 145KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - [PDF; 488KB]
  • 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - A Fresh Future

    See also: Conservative Party in Northern Ireland Web Site {external_link}
    previously (April 2010) redirected to www.voteforchangeni.com {external_link}
    Note: In 2009 the UUP entered into a bipartisan electoral alliance with the Conservative Party which was named 'Ulster Conservatives and Unionists – New Force' (UCUNF).

 

(Ulster) Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)

  • 2019 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Let's Get the UK Moving AGAIN', (28 November 2019), [PDF; 1153KB]. Belfast: DUP. ... [19746] - [Political Manifesto]
  • 'Defend the Union Deliver Brexit', 2019 European Election Manifesto, (23 May 2019), (published 13 May 2019), [PDF; 1834KB]. Belfast: DUP. ... [19679] - [Election Manifesto]
  • 'The Party for Northern Ireland', 2019 Local Government Election Manifesto, (2 May 2019), (published 18 April 2019), [PDF; 1406KB]. Belfast: DUP. ... [19678] - [Election Manifesto]
  • 2017 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Standing Strong for Northern Ireland', (31 May 2017), [PDF; 1650KB]
  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto -'Our Plan for Northern Ireland' (addendum to the 2016 DUP Manifesto), (20 February 2017), [PDF; 2975KB]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Our Plan for Northern Ireland', (4 April 2016), [PDF; 2975KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Standing Up For Northern Ireland', (21 April 2015), [PDF; 3642KB]
  • 2014 Northern Ireland Local Government Election, and European Election, Manifesto - 'Standing Up For Northern Ireland', [PDF; 6758KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'Moving Forward' [PDF; 7762KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Let's Keep Northern Ireland Moving Forward' [PDF; 1287KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'Strong Leadership in Challenging Times' [PDF; 3540KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Getting it Right' [PDF; 7827KB]
  • 2005 Westminster and Local Government Elections Manifesto - Leadership That's Working [PDF; 2873KB]
  • 2004 European Election Manifesto [PDF; 2916KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Fair Deal Manifesto 2003' [PDF; 2203KB]
  • 2001 Westminster and Local Government Elections Manifesto - Leadership to Put Things Right! [PDF; 1265KB]
  • 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - Your Best Guarantee for the Future of Northern Ireland [PDF; 518KB]
  • 1997 Westminster General Election Manifesto - Democracy - not Dublin rule! [PDF; 811KB]

    See also: DUP Web Site {external_link}
    formerly www.dup.org.uk and www.dup2win.com

 

Green Party Northern Ireland

  • 2017 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Putting You First', (25 May 2017), [PDF; 1174KB]
  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'A Green Manifesto for Northern Ireland', (16 February 2017), [PDF; 1372KB]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'A Zero Waste Strategy for Northern Ireland', (21 April 2016), [PDF; 1405KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'For the Common Good', (16 April 2015), [PDF; 1783KB]
  • 2014 Northern Ireland Local Government Election Manifesto - 'For the Common Good', [PDF; 3254KB]
  • 2014 European Election Manifesto, [PDF; 638KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'Economy for People and Planet' [PDF; 1783KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Green Party of Northern Ireland Manifesto' [PDF; 844KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'A Green New Deal for Europe' [PDF; 364KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'for all our futures' [PDF; 141KB]
  • 2005 Local Government Election Manifesto - Vote for a Change [PDF; 130KB]
  • 2004 European Election Manifesto - Europe can do better - You decide! [PDF; 219KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - Meeting the Challenges Seizing the Opportunities [PDF; 96KB]

    See also: Green Party Web Site {external_link}

 

Independent Candidates (Ind)

 

Labour Northern Ireland (LNI)

    Web Site link not working (July 2003)

 

Northern Ireland Labour Party (NILP)

 

Northern Ireland Unionist Party (NIUP)

    See also: NIUP Web Site {no longer working}

 

Northern Ireland Women's Coalition (NIWC) (1996-2006)

 

People Before Profit Alliance (PBP)

  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto, (21 February 2017), [PDF; 1826KB]

  • See also: PBP Web Site {external_link}

 

Progressive Unionist Party (PUP)

 

Republican Sinn Féin (RSF)

 

Sinn Féin (SF)

  • 2019 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Time for Unity, Tá Sé in am Don Aontacht', (2 December 2019), [PDF; 10042KB]. Belfast: Sinn Féin (SF). ... [19748] - [Political Manifesto]
  • 'Fighting for Ireland: All Ireland in Europe', 2019 European Election Manifesto, (23 May 2019), (published 13 May 2019), [PDF; 4129KB]. Dublin: Sinn Féin (SF). ... [19681] - [Election Manifesto]
  • 2017 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Standing Up For Equality, Rights, Irish Unity', (22 May 2017), [PDF; 1521KB]
  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Standing Up For Equality, Respect and Integrity', (15 February 2017), [PDF; 1671KB]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Better With Sinn Féin', (27 April 2015), [PDF; 6210KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Equality Not Austerity', (20 April 2015), [PDF; 2799KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'Leadership Across Ireland' [PDF; 4933KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto [PDF; 1294KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'Europe '09' [PDF; 3199KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - Delivering for Ireland's Future [PDF; 1889KB]
  • 2005 Local Government Election Manifesto - Changing the face of local government [PDF; 751KB]
  • 2004 European Election Manifesto - An Ireland of Equals in a Europe of Equals [PDF; 1783KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - Agenda for Government [PDF; 4779KB]
  • 2001 Westminster General Election Manifesto - Building an Ireland of Equals [PDF; 164KB]
  • 2001 Local Government Election Manifesto - Changing the face of local government
  • 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - For Real Change - Building a New Ireland [PDF; 205KB]
  • 1997 Westminster General Election Manifesto - Building a Dynamic for Change [PDF; 160KB]

    See also: SF Web Site {external_link}; and
    Election Pages {external_link}; and
    2007 Assembly Election Site {external_link}

 

Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)

  • 2019 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Stop Boris, Stop Brexit', (4 December 2019), [PDF; 751KB]. Derry: SDLP. ... [19747] - [Political Manifesto]
  • 'Partnership that is working for you', 2019 Local Government Election Manifesto, (2 May 2019), (published 26 April 2019), [PDF; 4776KB]. Belfast: SDLP. ... [19680] - [Election Manifesto]
  • 2017 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Taking Our Seats, Taking A Stand', (30 May 2017), [PDF; 9274KB]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Build a Better Future', (11 April 2016), [PDF; 4247KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Prosperity Not Austerity', (15 April 2015), [PDF; 3601KB]
  • 2014 Northern Ireland Local Government, and European, Elections Manifesto, [PDF; 2380KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'Uniting People - Building Prosperity' [PDF; 1926KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'For Your Future' [PDF; 561KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'A Vision For Europe, Ambition For You' [PDF; 2646KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'let's deliver real progress' [PDF; 1329KB]
  • 2005 Westminster and Local Government Elections Manifesto - SDLP Manifesto 2005 - A Better Way To A Better Ireland [PDF; 907KB]
  • 2004 European Election Manifesto - 'Best Record Best Agenda' Part 1 [PDF; 324KB]   Part 2 [PDF; 480KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Reshaping Government, Rebuilding Public Services' [PDF; 844KB]
  • 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - Now, Say Yes To A Future Together
  • 1997 Westminster General Election Manifesto - Real Leadership Real Peace [PDF; 2674KB]
  • 1975 Constitutional Convention Election (NI) Manifesto - Speak With Strength

    See also: SDLP Web Site {external_link}

 

Socialist Environmental Alliance (SEA)

 

Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV)

  • 'Telling it as it is', 2019 Local Government Election Manifesto, (2 May 2019), (published 24 April 2019), [PDF; 1305KB]. Belfast: TUV. ... [19682] - [Election Manifesto]
  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Drain The Swamp', (16 February 2017), [PDF; 1755KB]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Straight talking Principled politics', (13 April 2016), [PDF; 5762KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'The Real Alternative!', (22 April 2015), [PDF; 2763KB]
  • 2014 Northern Ireland Local Government, and European, Elections Manifesto - 'Principled Politics at Home & Abroad', [PDF; 1107KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'Make Stormont Work For You' [PDF; 3061KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Putting It Right!' [PDF; 1349KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'Manifesto 2009' [PDF; 796KB]

    See also: Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) Web Site {external_link}

 

Ulster Democratic Party (UDP)

    The UDP was formed in 1989 and was dissolved on Wednesday 28 November 2001.

 

Unionist Party of Northern Ireland (UPNI)

 

Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)

  • 2019 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Northern Ireland Needs CHANGE, Let's Change Together', (4 December 2019), [PDF; 3606KB]. Belfast: UUP. ... [19749] - [Political Manifesto]
  • 'You deserve better. We will deliver better.', 2019 Local Government Election Manifesto, (2 May 2019), (published 26 April 2019), [PDF; 222KB]. Belfast: UUP. ... [19684] - [Election Manifesto]
  • 2017 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'For A Stronger, Better Union', (1 June 2017), [PDF; 569KB]
  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'A manifesto for real partnership: A plan for a better Northern Ireland', (14 February 2017), [PDF; 1835KB].
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Make It Work', (14 April 2015), [PDF; 3081KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'One Day, One Vote ...', (17 April 2015), [PDF; 1498KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'It’s time to make Stormont work - for you' [PDF; 1352KB]
  • 2010 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Invitation to Join the Government of the United Kingdom' [PDF; 2793KB]
  • 2009 European Election Manifesto - 'Vote for Change' [PDF; 863KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'For All of Us' [PDF; 663KB]
  • 2005 Westminster and Local Government Elections Manifesto [PDF; 1391KB]
  • 2004 European Election Manifesto [PDF; 473KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto [PDF; 1491KB]
        UUP 'Ten-Point Charter' (6 November 2003)
  • 2001 Westminster and Local Government Elections Manifesto [PDF; 6203KB]
  • 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - Together Within the Union
  • 1997 Westminster General Election Manifesto - Secure the Union, Build your Future [PDF; 1405KB]
  • 1973 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - Peace, Order & Good Govt.
  • 1969 Northern Ireland Stormont Election Manifesto - Ulster at the Crossroads

    See also: UUP Web Site {external_link}
    currently (April 2010) redirects to VoteforchangeNI {external_link}
    Note: In 2009 the UUP entered into a bipartisan electoral alliance with the Conservative Party which was named 'Ulster Conservatives and Unionists – New Force' (UCUNF).

 

United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) in Northern Ireland

  • 'Vote UKIP: Vote to make Brexit Happen', 2019 European Election Manifesto, (23 May 2019), (published April 2019), [PDF; 558KB]. London: UKIP. ... [19683] - [Election Manifesto]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'It's Time for Real Change', (6 April 2016), [PDF; 4114KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Policies for People', (14 April 2015), [PDF; 700KB]

  • See also: UKIP in Northern Ireland Web site {external_website}

United Kingdom Unionist Party (UKUP)

  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election (Candidate's) Manifesto [PDF; 490KB]

    Web Site Home Page - http://www.ukup.org/ {no longer working}

 

United Ulster Unionist Coalition (UUUC)

 

Workers' Party of Ireland (WP)

  • 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'The Socialist Alternative', (24 February 2017), [PDF; 1425KB]
  • 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'Standing Against Austerity', (22 April 2016), [PDF; 523KB]
  • 2015 Westminster General Election Manifesto - 'Standing Against Austerity', (23 April 2015), [PDF; 1640KB]
  • 2011 Northern Ireland Assembly and Local Government Elections, and Referendum, Manifesto - 'A New Politics' [PDF; 1273KB]; Summary leaflet [PDF; 59KB]
  • 2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto [PDF; 360KB]
  • 2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto - 'It wont work ... without the Workers Party' [PDF; 38KB]
  • 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election Manifesto

    See also: Workers' Party Web Site (new site launched 27 July 2006) {external_link}

 


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