David Ervine
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"David Ervine" was an Irish Unionism (Ireland)/unionist politician from Northern Ireland and the leader of the Progressive Unionist Party (PUP). During his youth Ervine was a member of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) and was imprisoned for possessing bomb-making equipment. However whilst in jail he became convinced of the benefits of a more political approach to Ulster loyalism and became involved with the PUP. As a leading PUP figure Ervine helped to deliver the Combined Loyalist Military Command/loyalist ceasefire of 1994.

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