Ex-DUP MLA Devenney joins UUP

Maurice Devenney

Maurice Devenney

Former MLA Maurice Devenney has confirmed that he has joined the UUP.

In a brief statement released a short time ago he said: “Following intense discussion within the broader Unionist family in the Londonderry District, I have decided after prayerful consideration, to join the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP).

“A appreciate the support from the Unionist family here, including friends, family and former members of the DUP, as well as from other Unionists.

“A more detailed statement will follow once I have consulted further with my legal team.”