Ballymena has new UKIP councillor

Councillor Donna Anderson has joined UKIP.
Councillor Donna Anderson has joined UKIP.

Ballymena’s Donna Anderson has quit the TUV and joined UKIP.

The announcement was made at Stormont today.

Cllr. Anderson, who was elected as a TUV member for Mid & East Antrim Council just last year, said: “I am delighted to be joining the emerging and growing UKIP team in Northern Ireland as another Councillor on the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council joining my colleague Cllr Noel Jordan.

“I am committed to representing my electorate in Ballymena and assure every one of my continued dedication and hard work. Nothing changes in that regard. I am proud of the people I represent and proud to join UKIP today.”

She did not indicate why she had left the TUV.