DUP

DUP to withdraw from north-south arrangements

DUP to withdraw from north-south arrangements

The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has said the party will withdraw from north-south arrangements with immediate effect....

September 9, 2021

DUP leader announces 7 ‘tests’ for UK’s NI Protocol plans

DUP leader announces 7 ‘tests’ for UK’s NI Protocol plans

DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson has set out seven ‘tests’ he says any new NI Protocol arrangements made by the...

July 15, 2021

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister resigns as DUP leader

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister resigns as DUP leader

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Minister, Edwin Poots, has resigned as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), after just three weeks...

June 18, 2021

DUP leadership race: Edwin Poots elected as new party leader

DUP leadership race: Edwin Poots elected as new party leader

Members of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have elected Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots as their new leader. Voting...

May 14, 2021

North South agriculture meeting cancelled during DUP leadership struggle

North South agriculture meeting cancelled during DUP leadership struggle

An important North South meeting on rural development and agriculture had to be cancelled while DUP members grappled over the...

May 5, 2021

Former NI agriculture minister Edwin Poots returns to MLA duties

Former NI agriculture minister Edwin Poots returns to MLA duties

Former Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has returned to his duties as an MLA. However, it could still be...

February 24, 2021

First Minister writes to all 650 MPs ahead of NI Protocol debate

First Minister writes to all 650 MPs ahead of NI Protocol debate

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster has written to all 650 MPs ahead of a debate triggered by a petition...

February 18, 2021

Brexit deal: DUP ‘could not support’ what is being suggested

Brexit deal: DUP ‘could not support’ what is being suggested

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has issued a statement this morning, Thursday, October 17, outlining that the party “could not...

October 17, 2019

EU ‘obsession’ distracting from benefits of leaving – Campbell

EU ‘obsession’ distracting from benefits of leaving – Campbell

Focus on the Brexit process is “distracting” from “some of the benefits [of leaving the EU] that can already be...

December 18, 2017

Border paradox: DUP claims hard border concession is ‘speculation’

Border paradox: DUP claims hard border concession is ‘speculation’

Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has dismissed claims Northern Ireland will leave the EU under a different arrangement to the...

December 4, 2017

Agriculture singled out as ‘critical policy area’ in DUP £1 billion deal with Tories

Agriculture singled out as ‘critical policy area’ in DUP £1 billion deal with Tories

Northern Ireland’s agriculture sector has been highlighted as a “critical policy area during the EU exit negotiations” in an agreement...

June 26, 2017

The DUP now has the ball at its toe

The DUP now has the ball at its toe

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has always seen itself as the political organisation with the true interests of agriculture in Northern...

June 12, 2017