DUP in disarray as Edwin Poots quits after 21 days as leader

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  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “DUP in disarray as Edwin Poots quits after 21 days as leader” – below is their description.

    The Democratic Unionist Party is looking for a new leader again, as Edwin Poots stepped down after just 21 days in the job. Mr Poots quit the post following a heated crisis meeting last night, amid a growing internal row over a deal he made with Sinn Féin and the UK government about Irish language legislation.

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    The Democratic Unionist Party is a unionist political party in Northern Ireland favouring British identity. It was founded in 1971 during the Troubles by Ian Paisley, who led the party for the next 37 years.

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