Foyleside DEA: Video - Shaun Harkin becomes People Before Profit Alliance's first councillor in Derry

People Before Profit's Shaun Harkin has become the first Derry councillor for the socialist party.

Saturday, 4th May 2019, 3:40 am
Updated Saturday, 4th May 2019, 4:43 am
Shaun Harkin elected for People Before Profit.

Mr. Harkin was elected after the fourth stage in the Foyleside DEA having amassed an impressive 1,259 votes following transfers.

He had taken 977 in first preferences, which was a huge percentage increase in the DEA on the party's performance five years ago.

He now joins Mary Durkan and Shauna Cusack of the SDLP as elected councillors with two more seats yet to be decided.

Shaun Harkin elected for People Before Profit.