14/05/2021

DUP To Elect New Leader

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is to meet today, 14 May, to elect a new leader and deputy leader.

Lagan Valley MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson and Lagan Valley MLA Edwin Poots are in the running to replace Arlene Foster.

28 MLAs and eight MPs, will meet virtually to hear both men's pitches before voting in a secret ballot.
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Polls are to close at 4pm and the result is expected at 5pm.

Gregory Campbell MP, Paula Bradley MLA and Paul Frew MLA have put themselves forward to become the next deputy leader.


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