Arlene Foster joins GB News as contributor on Nigel Farage's Political Correction show
She said she joined the channel to "bring Northern Ireland very much into the mainstream of UK politics."
The former First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster has joined GB News as a contributor to UKIP Leader Nigel Firage's Political Correction show.
Foster said she joined the channel to have an "opportunity" for "civilised discussion" surrounding Northern Irish politics, adding that she wants to "bring Northern Ireland very much into the mainstream of UK politics".
It is not clear how often Foster, who served as DUP leader between 2015 to May of this year, intends to appear on the programme, however, her appearances will primarily focus on politics in the North.
“It is very exciting to be here. First of all I see it as an opportunity to have a space for civilised discussion in a meaningful way,” she said.
"Very often political programmes are very sort of short and snappy and there is not an opportunity to develop stories so that is one of the reasons.
Former First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster says she’s joining GB News ‘to bring Northern Ireland very much into the mainstream of UK politics’
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"And of course, the second reason is to bring Northern Ireland very much into the mainstream of UK politics and it is something I feel very passionate about and something I thought as a student a very long time ago.
"That is the opportunity here in GB News and I am very much looking forward to it."
The controversial UK news station was formed earlier this year and is fronted by British broadcaster Andrew Neil.