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First Minister Arlene Foster to reveal 'ministerial change'

Published 12/01/2016

Arlene Foster is the new First Minister of Northern Ireland
Arlene Foster is the new First Minister of Northern Ireland

Ministerial change will be announced later today, the new First Minister has said.

A new finance and personnel minister is expected to be named within hours.

Arlene Foster vacates the role to lead the Executive.

Mrs Foster said: "I hope to be able to make an announcement in relation to ministerial change later on."

The Northern Ireland Assembly will break up in March to allow an election campaign to begin.

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