Friday, May 20, 2022

Northern Ireland First Minister Paul Givan RESIGNS…

Northern Ireland First Minister Paul Givan has announced his resignation.

The move is part of the DUP’s (Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland) escalating strategy against Brexit’s Northern Ireland Protocol – part of the Brexit deal which was agreed by both sides and is designed to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland.

The Lagan Valley MLA said: “Today marks the end of what has been the privilege of my lifetime – to serve as the First Minister of Northern Ireland.

“When I first entered the Assembly 12 years ago, I never expected to have the opportunity to lead the government and serve the people of Northern Ireland as first minister.

“Holding this office is one that comes with a heavy responsibility and I have often felt the weight of this burden, to do what is right for all out people.” Read more »