Unionist unity: “Think about it Peter!”

Nice line from Reg Empey at the weekend, in response to the Unionist Unity candidate question of who gets to run in South Belfast and Fermanagh South Tyrone:

“The honourable thing to do is to let us have the opportunity to win them back for unionism,” he said. “If this is done perhaps we can take seriously the calls for unionist unity. As the DUP do not hold either of these seats and never have held them, they have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Think about it Peter!”

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