Thursday June 4, 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
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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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