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TUV’s Jim Alister pays tribute to victims campaigner William Frazer after his death
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William Frazer has died after an illness his family has announced. TUV leader Jim Alister has led the tributes to former victims campaigner

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Speaking after learning of Williams death, Jim Allister has said:

“I am profoundly sorry to learn of the passing of William Frazer. William’s passion for innocent victims and desire to honour the memory of those in his own family and others who paid the supreme sacrifice at the hands of terrorists is beyond question.

The fearless tenacity with which he pursued innocent victims’ issues will be part of his legacy. The vile hatred he stirred from IRA types bears testimony to his success.

In the face of many trials and setbacks William was always able to come back.

Now his struggle is over it behoves politicians to honour his memory by ensuring that the past is not rewritten. We must all ensure that innocent victims are not forgotten.

I extend my heart felt sympathy to his family and friends and like countless others across Northern Ireland will remember them in my prayers in the coming days.”

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Leader of the UUP Robin Swann also paid tribute to Mr Frazer, saying;

“Having got to know William over recent years, his commitment to supporting victims could not be questioned. I want to pass on my sympathies to his family at this difficult time and ask that they are given the space and time to grieve as a family who has lost a loved one.”

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