Conservatives strike deal with the DUP: experts react

John Garry, Queen’s University Belfast; Grahame Steven, Edinburgh Napier University; Katy Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast, and Stuart McAnulla, University of Leeds After more than two weeks of negotiating, Theresa May, the UK prime minister, has reached a confidence and supply deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). In exchange […]

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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 […]

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