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  • UUP leadership hopeful insists new plan must respect the law and the victims 
  • He promises to streamline the party and appeal to centre ground

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Contender: The Ulster Unionist Party’s Doug Beattie at Stormont

Contender: The Ulster Unionist Party’s Doug Beattie at Stormont

Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Contender: The Ulster Unionist Party’s Doug Beattie at Stormont

Ulster Unionist leadership hopeful Doug Beattie has hit out at the government’s ongoing lack of detail on legislation to tackle Northern Ireland’s legacy issues.

Mr Beattie, a former Army captain, has insisted there needs to be greater detail on how a bill will end the cycle of historic investigations.


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