Edwin Poots Resigns as DUP Leader

20 days after his appointment, Edwin Poots has resigned. He will remain in post until successor is appointed 

His statement in full:

“I have asked the Party Chairman to commence an electoral process within the Party to allow for a new leader of the Democratic Unionist Party to be elected.

The Party has asked me to remain in post until my successor is elected.

This has been a difficult period for the Party and the country and I have conveyed to the Chairman my determination to do everything I can to ensure both Unionism and Northern Ireland is able to move forward to a stronger place.”

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