Five things the DUP will want in return for rescuing a Conservative government
Connal Parr, Northumbria University, Newcastle Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist party (DUP) is to provide parliamentary support to Theresa May’s minority government following her failure to secure a majority in her snap election. Early comments from the DUP hierarchy, such as former finance minister Simon Hamilton, suggests the party will expect […]
General election 2017: what does this mean for Brexit?
Kathryn Simpson, Manchester Metropolitan University As the UK’s general election results roll in, it’s clear that Theresa May’s gamble has not paid off. She hoped that in holding a snap general election she could secure a landslide Conservative majority. She has failed. This general election, dubbed the Brexit election, provided […]