Both Unionist parties resisted measures of Patten Report including the name change from the RUC/PSNI, 50/50 recruitment.
The UUP supported devolution of police/justice powers when there was a "a fully peaceful and democratic society"- it supported the principle in police recruitment, not 50/50 andUU opposed any amnesty for 'on the runs'.
UUP underestimated the ability of the DUP to change and become power-sharers wiht Republicans.
The UUP has floated the idea of voluntary coalition with SDLP forming a goverment of the 'centre'. It has also complained of contnued exclusion from power by DUP and SF.
The UUP called for major reforms to the Stormont system, to allow for the agreement of a programme of goverment before ministers are appointed and an eventual move towards a system built around a goverment and an opppostion. This would end the mandatory coaliton.
The UUP would also like to reform the goverment structures; significantly reduce the number