Jeff Peel looses appeal – Burnside to be replaced ‘soon’

Reading in the Newsletter today (page 8) that Conservative Jeff Peel has lost his appeal against the Party decision to suspend him. He said that it would not stop him seeking office elsewhere in the party, as he was considering office in his local party next week at their AGM.

Also, according to Sir Reg Empey South Antrim Assembly member David Burnside is said to be being replaced ‘within the next few weeks’.

Sir Reg was responding to an attack from South Antrim DUP MLA Trevor Clarke who accused the UUP of ignoring their constituents needs and asked where his replacement was.

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