Steve Baker tells the DUP to get on with it…

The DUP were hoping for a change of Secretary of State to buy them more time, but Chris Heaton-Harris is staying put. They need to agree to go back to the Assembly by tomorrow night, or he is calling a Christmas election.

With many Councils cancelling their Halloween Fireworks displays due to budget restrictions blowing 6 million on an unnecessary election is going to be a bad look for the DUP.

Meanwhile, Steve Baker is clear in his message to the DUP.

You get the feeling the Conservative Party’s patience with the DUP is running very thin.

To paraphrase Jay Z – Rishi Sunak has 99 problems but the NI Protocol ain’t one.

My money is on the DUP caving and appointing Emma Little-Pengelly as Deputy First Minister.

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