Arlene Foster announces her resignation

Wed, 28/04/2021 - 17:03 -- Editor

Arlene Foster has this afternoon announced she is to resign as DUP leader and first minister, leaving her DUP role on May 28 and resigning as first minister at the end of June.

This follows wide unrest in the party over her handling of Brexit and deciding to abstain in a vote on 'gay conversion therapy'.