DUP: Edward Poots new leader – 21 days later resigned!
He stood down on Thursday night after an internal party revolt over his decision to agree a deal with Sinn Féin and nominate Paul Givan as first minister.
Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots elected leader of the Democratic Unionist Party. He succeeds Arlene Foster, who steps down as party leader on 28 May and will then leave her role as NI first minister at the end of June.
Mr Poots beat MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson to take the top post in the party. It is the first time in the party’s 50-year history that a leadership contest has taken place.
Mr Poots received 19 votes and Sir Jeffrey 17 votes.
Welcome to the fresh style of ynuk.tv We hope you are safe and well. We love broadcasting and want you to enjoy your viewing. It you’ve got any suggestions don’t hesitate to connect we want to hear from you.
Experience watching videos on the go. No matter where you are if you have a signal you have YourNewsUKtv. Just key in ynuk.tv and you’re there.
Subscribe to our daily news feed and be notified and the first to know when new videos or live streams have been posted. Stay connected with us we love having you.
Hope you enjoy your visit. Let us have your reaction. Drop by our comment box and leave us your views about our videos and channel.