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DUP Leader Designate Edwin Poots MLA has met with the Northern Ireland Secretary of State Brandon Lewis.

The Party’s Deputy Leader Designate Paula Bradley and North Antrim MP Ian Paisley also attended the meeting.

Speaking afterwards Mr Poots said,

“We had a frank but constructive meeting where the Secretary of State was left in no doubt that one of the biggest obstacles to stability and progress in this country at the moment is the Northern Ireland Protocol.

The Prime Minister created this unworkable and damaging Protocol therefore it is up to him to fix it.

We have heard good words from the Prime Minister and Lord Frost, but it is time to see meaningful action that dismantles the Northern Ireland Protocol.

I also underscored our commitment to devolution and ensuring the Northern Ireland Assembly and Executive work for the good of everyone in Northern Ireland.”