North’s First Minister Arlene Foster to reveal 'ministerial change'

North’s First Minister Arlene Foster to reveal 'ministerial change'

Ministerial change will be announced later today, the new North’s 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 North’s Assembly will break up in March to allow an election campaign to begin.


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