Arlene Foster News: DUP breaks silence to address threat to Arlene Foster's leadership of the party

The DUP has issued its first statement since news broke this evening that 75 per cent of the party's 27 MLAs have signed a letter of no confidence in party leader, Arlene Foster.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 5:41 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 5:57 pm

This is the statement in full:

“The Democratic Unionist Party conducts its business in accordance with its constitution and rules,” the statement read.

“The Officers of the Party oversee the conduct and organisation of its internal democratic electoral processes. Whilst understanding that there will be from time-to-time public interest in party processes, these issues, in the first instance, are matters for members of the party and we are not able to make any further comment at this time.”

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