A former Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) leadership candidate has concluded that it is likely he and a former deputy leader of the party will form a new unionist party to take on the UUP and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Our writer Ed Jacobs asks if this spells the end of the UUP.
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