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Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.
First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit.
Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. First minister has apologises for not putting in cost controls to RHI scheme and hopes to get half of money back after audit. Picture By: Arthur Allison.

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster and Emma (Little) Pengelly pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster and Emma (Little) Pengelly pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster , Lee Reynolds and Emma (Little) Pengelly pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster , Lee Reynolds and Emma (Little) Pengelly pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster , Lee Reynolds and Emma (Little) Pengelly pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster , Lee Reynolds and Emma (Little) Pengelly pictured on the street at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster opened the office of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Pictured is Lord Morrow. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster opened the office of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Pictured is Lord Morrow. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

First Minister Arlene Foster described the past few days as a "tough old week" following the revelations surrounding the bungled Renewable Heating Incentive.

Mrs Foster was in Belfast to open the constituency office of Christopher Stalford MLA.

It follows after the DUP leader was accused by one of her own MLAs, Jonathan Bell, of being abusive and of ordering a delay in the closure of the flawed green energy scheme. Claims she strenuously denies.

Many of the parties most senior members were in the Sandy Row office for the official opening on Friday.

Mrs Foster said it had been a "tough old week".

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Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster opened the office of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Pictured is Lord Morrow. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster opened the office of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Pictured is Lord Morrow. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast.  Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster is pictured at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016:  First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'.  Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press Belfast 16-12-2016: First minister Arlene Foster says it's been a 'tough old week'. Arlene Foster is pictured today at the opening of Christopher Stalford South Belfast Constituency Office on Sandy Row in Belfast. Picture Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Arlene Foster pictured at the new DUP office in Sandy Row in Belfast Northern Ireland on 16th December 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

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