Tuesday, 14 January 2014

TUV councillor apologises and pays legal fees after defaming Sinn Fein representative

Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) councillor Boyd Douglas has issued a High Court apology to a Sinn Fein representative for defaming her during an interview on a discussion on the Good Morning Ulster programme, broadcast by BBC Radio Ulster on June 14, 2011.

Boyd Douglas made remarks which were defamatory of Anne Brolly. He also agreed to pay legal costs to Anne Brolly as part of a settlement reached in the libel action against him.

Belfast Telegraph reports here and here. News Letter here.

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