Sunday September 20, 2020

Brexit's a 'done deal' - but Arlene Foster isn't sure what the North will end up with

Foster is certain about many things. The North's position after Brexit is unclear, however

30th October, 2016
Arlene Foster: ‘If anybody knows anything about negotiations, it’s us here in Northern Ireland’ All pictures: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Nearly a year since she became the first female First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster is exactly where she wants to be.

Last May, she led the DUP to a 38-seat haul in the Assembly elections, maintaining its position as the largest party in the North. The SDLP and UUP have been jettisoned from power-sharing, with just Sinn Féin to contend with, along with an independent justice minister.

Then, last June, Foster’s...

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