Daphne was second choice for Lagan Valley showdown….

THE Tele reveals that Daphne Trimble was not the UUP’s first choice to stand against Jefrey Donaldson in Lagan Valley – it was former RIR soldier Colonel Tim Collins, of Iraq war fame. This appears to be the second time Collins has rejected an offer to stand for the UUP.

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