British Pathé – Ulster’s New Prime Minister (1940)

The new Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, the Right Honourable John Miller Andrews speaks about Ulster standing by Britain and the Empire during the war.

We present the first pictures of the man who succeeds the late Lord Craigavon as Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, the Right Honourable JM Andrews, who gives a profound message to all.

“Ulster is the key to the defence of Ireland. To make it neutral would mean handing over that key to Hitler. A neutral Ulster is impossible. We mean to stand by Britain and the Empire.”

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