there are two ways to remove them either delete the UP trade stuff our place a bink video of your chosen.
I think he means removing them while in-game like with a vote, Im I right?
That's right Pizza,
I want them in the game as an opponent but to be removed from the united planets votes.
Theres an xml file called UPIssues, I believe all things UP are there, though i woulndt know how to modify it for that kind of thing, in the library though there are some UP mods wht dont you ask their creators if they know how?