DUP: Gavin Robinson elected as DUP deputy leader

2023-06-09 13:13:49  • 2 mins

East Belfast MP Gavin Robinson has been elected as the new deputy leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Paula Bradley has been the party's second in command since 2021 but is stepping down from the role.

Jonathan Buckley, who represents Upper Bann in the Stormont assembly, was also in the running to replace her.

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson was re-elected as party leader. DUP MPs and assembly members voted at the party headquarters.

The DUP is blocking the normal functioning of Stormont's power-sharing government and its legislative assembly as part of a protest against post-Brexit trade rules.

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