Councillor Jim McVeigh has accused union politicians for failed leadership, saying they had allowed themselves to be 'led' by a small band of extremists.
He added that his party would respect British tradition, telling unionists that respect was 'not one way'.
– Jim McVeigh, West Belfast Sinn Féin
We won't be intimidated by those threats.
Their protests are pointless and they will have absolutely no impact on decisions that we take.