I do not believe the DUP are serious about removing the Irish Sea border

A letter from John Mulholland:

Saturday, 24th April 2021, 7:07 am
Letter to the editor

The DUP have failed the unionist people with their hokey-cokey politics.

Can anyone tell me the last time they have had success when it comes to the Union?

The Stormont House Agreement? It gave us the legacy agreement.

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The latest New Decade/New Approach? It has given us an Irish Language Act.

The DUP’s in/out politics are in opposition to the anti-protocol campaign. Two no-shows at North/South bodies and then an unelected MLA minister turns up!

This shows weak leadership, and I do not believe that the DUP are serious about removing the protocol.

If they were, they would be more pro-active in their opposition.

I feel Jim Allister is fighting a lone battle with the opposition to the protocol.

The unionist electorate is watching and seeing the gutless leadership by the DUP and the weakness of the Ulster Unionist Party under the leadership of Steve Aiken.

Next year’s election may tell a tale.

One thing is sure: the DUP cannot ride two horses. They can only fool the unionist people for so long.

As the old saying goes: ‘Long runs the fox.’

John Mulholland, Doagh

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