Insider opinion in the DUP swinging against Robinson….

Radio Four noted a source close to Ian Paisley Junior believes Peter Robinson’s position looks increasingly untenable… So far as we can tell, that’s not just schardenfreude, it’s fairly reflective of the general feeling inside the party… In fact, it is our understanding that after last nights meeting, the only people who are giving him a clear message that he can survive are his closest political advisors…

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