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Donaldson has to stop threats to bring down Assembly: Long

Withdrawal of ‘double-jobbing’ proposal at Westminster is setback for the DUP leader

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Justice Minister Naomi Long. Credit: Kevin Scott

Justice Minister Naomi Long. Credit: Kevin Scott

Kevin Scott

Justice Minister Naomi Long. Credit: Kevin Scott

Alliance leader Naomi Long has urged Sir Jeffrey Donaldson to commit fully to the Assembly after the government withdrew its controversial proposal to reintroduce double-jobbing in Northern Ireland.

Boris Johnson announced a U-turn on the amendment after it became clear it might be defeated in the House of Lords in what could have been a deeply embarrassing result for both the Tories and the DUP.


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