Jack Donnelly who chaired the SDLP QUB Society has this afternoon formally stepped down as the QUB SDLP Chairperson.

On Tuesday Jack Donnelly made the decision to resign as Chair citing personal reasons and at 3PM this afternoon the QUB SDLP branch met to be informed of his decision to stand down.

Shannon Downey, vice-chair of QUB SDLP will now take over as she becomes the group’s interim Chair to lead the party through the Irish unity referendum at QUB which will be held on the 27th of October.

Once the referendum campaign at QUB has finished the group then plans to elect a new Chair.

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