UUP line up Nesbitt for Robinson's seat
Mike is party's choice
Victims Commissioner and ex-UTV presenter Mike Nesbitt is being lined up to stand as a UUP candidate to fill Iris Robinson’s Westmintser seat.
Ulster Unionists have dreamt up a plan for him to run for the disgraced MP’s seat in the Strangford constituency at the general election — if he agrees.
A senior party source last night confirmed that Nesbitt, who now sits on the Victims Commission, was their first choice for the race.
Nesbitt — married to UTV presenter Lynda Bryans — was tight-lipped when quizzed about entering the running.
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