Dodds welcomes new Prime Minister

25 July 2019

DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds has welcomed the new Prime Minister Boris Johnson during questions to the new PM in the Commons this morning.

Nigel Dodds MP

DUP Deputy Leader, Leader of the DUP Parliamentary Party, Spokesman on Reform and Constitutional issues and Foreign Affairs

Nigel Dodds

Mr Dodds said, “We welcome the fresh optimism and positivity coming from the new Prime Minister.

Already we have been able to have constructive conversations with the new Prime Minister and look forward to continuing these to ensure that the shared vision we have as unionist parties means we have a Conservative and Unionist Government in place rather than the alternative of a Corbyn government.

Both Boris Johnson and the DUP share the vision that the Union must be strengthened, that Brexit must be delivered and that Stormont must be restored as quickly as possible knowing the DUP would set it up tomorrow but that Sinn Fein continue its policy of delay and boycott.”

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