DUP councillor quits party, insisting it’s ‘political’, not personal

A DUP councilllor in Portadown has quit the party, saying his decision is a “political” rather than a personal one.

Friday, 18th June 2021, 2:28 pm
Updated Friday, 18th June 2021, 3:20 pm

Darryn Causby has been a DUP councillor since 2011.

In a “personal statement” on his Facebook page on Friday afternoon, he said: “Today I have informed the DUP that I have resigned from the party.

“At this stage I will continue to serve my community as an independent Councillor.”

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Cllr Darryn Causby.
Cllr Darryn Causby.

The Armagh Banbridge and Craigavon councillor added: “I will make a fuller statement at a later stage, however this is a political matter and not a personal one.

“I have many great friends in the party and I wish them well.”