The Government could dangle before the EU another gain it wants in order to win a revised Protocol.
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Poots has purged Foster’s old team and nominated an ex-spad as First Minister. These do not suggest confidence.
The DUP leader declares that “we have violence on our streets in Northern Ireland and that’s on the back of this protocol”.
Unlike the former Ulster Unionist leader, the new DUP one is set to stick with his voter and party base. But you never know.
The Nationalists themselves are doing everything they can to minimise their central policy. All the materials for denying their mandate are there.