Andrew McQuillan

The DUP has a right to be difficult over the Northern Ireland Protocol

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson [Getty}

It’s easy to take an unsympathetic view of the Democratic Unionist Party. For many, its politicians are caricatures of the dour Ulsterman come to life; flinty types with an antediluvian outlook. An unfortunate reminder – for a certain type of Englishman – of all that ‘Irish stuff’ they would rather not have to deal with.

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