UUP Chairman visits Londonderry

Despite narrowly missing a second seat in the Waterside, Lord Empey said the future of the UUP was bright.

However, he also sounded a warning about the new super councils, and questioned the way in which areas had been amalgamated to create them.

Lord Empey OBE, pictured with members of the Foyle Constituency Branch of the Ulster Unionist Party at the annual general meeting in the Belfray Country Inn. Included are Julia Kee, seated, and from left, William Jamieson, William Lamrock, Noel Moore, Alderman Mary Hamilton, Jack Allen, Heather White and Ronnie McKeegan. INLS0715-181KM

Lord Empey OBE, pictured with members of the Foyle Constituency Branch of the Ulster Unionist Party at the annual general meeting in the Belfray Country Inn. Included are Julia Kee, seated, and from left, William Jamieson, William Lamrock, Noel Moore, Alderman Mary Hamilton, Jack Allen, Heather White and Ronnie McKeegan. INLS0715-181KM

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Last year’s local government election was a good one for the UUP, according to the Party Chairman, Lord Empey.