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Northern Ireland political leaders clash in television debate prior to parliamentary elections

Northern Ireland party leaders clashed in just days from a new parliamentary election during the BBC’s debate prior to voting.

DUP leader challenged to say whether his party would form an executive or refuse to accept their salary if re-elected Jeffrey Donaldson Repeated his position that he would not form an executive until there were concerns related to Northern Ireland The protocol has been processed.

He said the political system “must be sustainable.”

Sinn Féin’s Vice President Michelle O’Neill said it would be “absolutely immeasurable” to tell voters that no new executives would be formed after the election.

She also has the Sinn Féin party Staumont For the first time you have the right to appoint the first minister.

Donaldson has not yet said whether to appoint a deputy prime minister to serve with the first Sinn Féin minister at the joint office.

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/northern-ireland-s-political-leaders-clash-in-tv-debate-ahead-of-assembly-elections-1.4868776?localLinksEnabled=false Northern Ireland political leaders clash in television debate prior to parliamentary elections

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