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New DUP leader claims Irish Government will cut Northern Ireland off from food

May 28, 2021 07:05 By News Northern Sound
New DUP leader claims Irish Government will cut Northern Ireland off from food New DUP leader claims Irish Government will cut Northern Ireland off from food
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Edwin Poots was ratified last night.

A DUP member from Arlene Foster's constituency has hit out at those who ousted her.

Paul Bell resigned from the party last night as it elected its new leader Edwin Poots.

He said the people of Fermanagh-South Tyrone would "vote for anyone but the DUP" after recent events.

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Speaking outside last night's meeting he hit out at those behind Foster's ousting:

Meanwhile, the new DUP leader is claiming the Irish Government will cut Northern Ireland off from food.

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Edwin Poots was formally ratified as the new leader of the DUP last night.

Its executive gave him the go-ahead to take over from Arlene Foster, with MLA Paula Bradley confirmed as the new deputy leader.

Edwin Poots promised to defeat the Northern Ireland protocol after being ratified as leader:

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