Further to internal DUP shenanigans…
….Who succeeds Edwin Poots?
Via BBC NI Corresponednt Enda McLafferty:
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson will be the popular choice within the party.
He will be seen as the man who will possibly be able to heal some of the wounds that have been played out in public. That’s not to say that there will not be many who may feel uncomfortable with that, as not everyone voted for him in the recent leadership election.
There is a sense, though, that Sir Jeffrey will be coronated – it is unlikely that there will be a leadership contest.
Historian and Irish News columnist Brian Feeney said he believed Boris Johnson’s government wanted to pass an Irish language act at Westminster because it would weaken devolutionhttps://t.co/EMiaRwEIjb
— The Irish News (@irish_news) June 18, 2021
— RTÉ News (@rtenews) June 18, 2021
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