It is perhaps important to point ouit, that the DUP do not even represent all Unionists in Northern Ireland, let alone the other two thirds of the population.
And in that context, this is a significant developement - the UUP are coming out for Remain.
Ulster Unionist Party’s leader-in-waiting backs Remain
The man set to become the next leader of the Ulster Unionist Party has signalled that he would adopt a pro-Remain position on Brexit.
Steven Aiken, who is the only candidate declared in the contest to replace outgoing Robin Swann, said Boris Johnson’s proposed deal would be worse than a hard Brexit for the region.