are on record as stating that they will not support the election of a local minister to oversee the administration of policing and justice until there is agreement to test 10 and 11-year-old children to determine which school they will attend," he said.
Whilst the UUP
is focused on positioning itself for an election the DUP is focused on punishing republicans.
The meeting was attended by Lagan Valley MP Jeffrey Donaldson, East Antrim Assemblyman Roy Beggs jnr and dissident UUP
Assemblyman Peter Weir.
previously sat in government with Sinn Fein before decommissioning and whenever the PIRA was armed and active.
leader Sir Reg Empey has said his party is not yet in a position to back the transfer of powers.
leader said he had chosen Mr McGimpsey because of his previous experience as a minister.
I wouldn't involve myself in choosing a leader for the UUP
Reports had suggested the UUP
Assembly team was considering several approaches to the decommissioning and devolution deadlock blocking the formation of a multi-party executive in Northern Ireland.
decision comes after police said PIRA structures are still operating and some of its members were involved in the murder of the Belfast father of nine two weeks ago.
spin doctor - a close advisor of party leader David Trimble - caused upset in some quarters when it emerged he'd wed his gay lover.
source said: "It would give the leader the ideal exit strategy following the party's poor showing in last week's Euro elections.
lost South Antrim, their safest seat, by 822 votes to the Democratic Unionists.