Edwin Poots succeeds Arlene Foster as DUP leader

In a knife-edge contest, Edwin Poots has won the leadership of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

The Agriculture Minister and Young Earth Creationist beat the party’s Westminster leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson by the slimmest of margins, in what’s being seen as a victory for the Christian conservative wing of the party.

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