Edwin Poots as leader of DUP will bring us backwards, not forwards

A letter from Raymond McCord:

Thursday, 6th May 2021, 6:00 am
Letter to the editor

I believe if Edwin Poots is elected leader of the DUP it will mean that the DUP could end up as the third largest party in Northern Ireland.

Paisley-type politics will take over the DUP. That is for the bigots and the extremists.

Unionism is in a real bad place through the arrogance of Arlene Foster and others in the DUP.

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No more ‘It’s our way or no way’ politics DUP-style.

Our politicians need to work together and show leadership and compromise.

Get rid of sectarian and divisive politics. Prioritise a peaceful future for our grandchildren.

Electing Poots brings us backwards not forwards.

Raymond McCord, North Belfast

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