Another DUP councillor resigns…

Well the outflow of DUP personnel hardly matches that of Sinn Fein, but the front page of the Newtownards Chronicle last week carried the resignation of DUP councillor Terry Willams. He has resigned in protest at the deselection of George Ennis in the Stranford constituency. He will now sit as an independent on the council. Slugger understands that Ennis may himself be considering his position in the party…

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