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Doug Beattie gets vital second chance … now he must prove party made right call

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UUP leader Doug Beattie at Stormont

UUP leader Doug Beattie at Stormont

UUP leader Doug Beattie at Stormont

The damning series of tweets by Doug Beattie would have ended the careers of plenty of other politicians on these islands, yet the UUP leader is still standing.

His reputation is battered and bruised, but his survival will perplex and irk rivals who had written his political obituary when, one by one, those awful messages began emerging.


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