Chairman of UUP's Foyle branch leaves the party

Terry Wright was chairman of the UUP's Foyle branch. Terry Wright was chairman of the UUP's Foyle branch

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The former deputy chairman of the Ulster Unionists, Terry Wright, has left the party.

Mr Wright was also the chairman of the party's Foyle branch.

In a statement, he said he was "uneasy" with the direction the UUP was travelling "with particular regard to a closer relationship with the DUP".

Mr Wright also said the party should consider going into opposition and that it should show leadership in "redefining unionism for a modern era".

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