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#Nigel Dodds

# nigel-dodds - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 1:15 PM 59,755 Views 96 Comments

Post-Brexit inspections on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain have been suspended amid concerns over the safety of officials.

# nigel-dodds - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Jeffrey Donaldson replaces Nigel Dodds as DUP's Westminster leader
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Jeffrey Donaldson replaces Nigel Dodds as DUP's Westminster leader

Dec 17th 2019, 8:22 PM 19,563 Views 41 Comments

Meanwhile, Sammy Wilson MP has been elected as the DUP’s chief whip.

# nigel-dodds - Friday 13 December, 2019

Unseated: the high-profile losers in the UK election (including Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds)
# Gone
# Gone

Unseated: the high-profile losers in the UK election (including Jo Swinson and Nigel Dodds)

Dec 13th 2019, 4:33 AM 21,617 Views 21 Comments

It’s been a tough night for the Liberal Democrats and the DUP in particular.

# nigel-dodds - Monday 4 November, 2019

It'll be a head-to-head between the DUP and SF as the SDLP stands aside in Belfast North
# Uk Election
# Uk Election

It'll be a head-to-head between the DUP and SF as the SDLP stands aside in Belfast North

Updated Nov 4th 2019, 1:15 PM 32,697 Views 56 Comments

Sinn Féin announced that it would not contest three constituencies in Northern Ireland.

# nigel-dodds - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 19,098 Views 23 Comments

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# nigel-dodds - Saturday 12 October, 2019

DUP deputy leader warns mooted Brexit compromise ‘cannot work’
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP deputy leader warns mooted Brexit compromise ‘cannot work’

Oct 12th 2019, 7:26 PM 34,787 Views 55 Comments

Nigel Dodds says Boris Johnson ‘knows very well’ Northern Ireland must remain fully part of the UK customs union.

# nigel-dodds - Friday 29 March, 2019

Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK'
# Unionist
# Unionist

Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK'

Mar 29th 2019, 10:34 PM 37,750 Views 83 Comments

The DUP deputy leader said that he wanted Brexit to be delivered, but not if it would risk Northern Ireland’s status within the UK.

# nigel-dodds - Friday 22 March, 2019

The DUP is not happy with Theresa May's 'humiliating' Brexit delay
# Dup Says No
# Dup Says No

The DUP is not happy with Theresa May's 'humiliating' Brexit delay

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 7:14 PM 66,089 Views 102 Comments

It had been thought that the DUP were softening their stance towards the draft Brexit deal – until this statement today.

# nigel-dodds - Friday 15 March, 2019

Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers
# Meaningful Vote 3
# Meaningful Vote 3

Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers

Mar 15th 2019, 4:30 PM 38,196 Views 75 Comments

Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg said that he would support Theresa May’s deal if the DUP agreed to vote for it.

# nigel-dodds - Thursday 3 January, 2019

DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:12 PM 31,469 Views 81 Comments

The DUP’s deputy leader said that an “east-west barrier should be no more palatable than having any new north-south barriers”.

# nigel-dodds - Friday 16 November, 2018

Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean?
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean?

Nov 16th 2018, 9:21 PM 26,116 Views 44 Comments

The draft agreement has been denounced across Britain’s political spectrum since it was unveiled on Wednesday night

# nigel-dodds - Friday 8 December, 2017

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue

Dec 8th 2017, 10:11 AM 14,506 Views 74 Comments

A deal to avoid a hard border has been reached between the UK and EU.

# nigel-dodds - Sunday 30 July, 2017

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'

Jul 30th 2017, 5:00 PM 22,562 Views 90 Comments

“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.

# nigel-dodds - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of 'blatant sectarianism'
# Criticism
# Criticism

Sinn Féin defends leaflet amid accusations of 'blatant sectarianism'

May 2nd 2015, 7:15 AM 18,578 Views 197 Comments

A leaflet for Gerry Kelly contains census figures showing more Catholics than Protestants in North Belfast.

# nigel-dodds - Thursday 10 October, 2013

'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

'IRA' claims responsibility for Belfast murder

Oct 10th 2013, 10:06 AM 12,964 Views 116 Comments

Kevin Kearney’s believed to have been killed on Tuesday. His body was found in a city park yesterday afternoon.

# nigel-dodds - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Police knocked unconscious by rioters 'wielding swords and missiles' in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police knocked unconscious by rioters 'wielding swords and missiles' in Belfast

Jul 13th 2013, 12:12 PM 16,926 Views 185 Comments

One officer has a suspected broken jaw and a number of people have been arrested.

# nigel-dodds - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

DUP deputy leader hospitalised after falling ill in Westminster
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP deputy leader hospitalised after falling ill in Westminster

Apr 24th 2013, 6:26 PM 6,129 Views 11 Comments

Tests are still being carried out on the north Belfast MP Nigel Dodds.

# nigel-dodds - Friday 16 March, 2012

DUP deputy leader tells House of Commons: Make St Patrick's Day a public holiday
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

DUP deputy leader tells House of Commons: Make St Patrick's Day a public holiday

Mar 16th 2012, 1:18 PM 4,668 Views 41 Comments

Nigel Dodds asks Sir George Young, the Leader of the House of Commons, if March 17 will be made a holiday in the UK.

# nigel-dodds - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

DUP MPs warn that EU deal may hit Ireland's corporation tax
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

DUP MPs warn that EU deal may hit Ireland's corporation tax

Dec 14th 2011, 8:34 AM 2,751 Views 23 Comments

Ian Paisley Jr and Nigel Dodds tell the House of Commons that Ireland will face further pressure to raise the 12.5 per cent rate.