09/02/2007

DUP candidates agree to election manifesto

The Democratic Unionist Party members have agreed to the party's election manifesto, it has today been announced.

In doing this, the party's 46-election candidates, who were chosen last night, have also agreed to pre-signing a letter of resignation which will be invoked if they breach party rules.

It will also mean that fines of up to £2,000 can be imposed if members go against party rules and regulations.

The news came after an executive meeting at an east Belfast hotel last night when the party ratified its election manifesto.

(EF/SP)

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