Conference it has been twelve months since I made my first speech to you as leader.
It has undoubtedly been a testing twelve months for Northern Ireland, to misquote one of my predecessors, Northern Ireland stands at a crossroads. I believe you know me well enough by now to appreciate that I am not a man given to extravagant language.
Ulster Unionist Party leader, Robin Swann MLA, said:
“The ongoing revelations about how Stormont was run by the DUP have left unionists horrified that things were being done in their name which were neither good government nor guided by any semblance of a moral compass.
“It is clear that there was a disregard for British Taxpayers’ money, a sentiment unworthy of any unionist. The D...