Saturday July 11, 2020

Will the DUP pull a political rabbit out of the hat?

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said many times that deals are done only in the final hours, under pressure, when all the stops are pulled out

28th March, 2019
DUP leader Arlene Foster and party colleague Nigel Dodds. Pic: Getty

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the arch Brexiteer MP and member of the inner Tory group the European Research Group (ERG), announced this week that the DUP were the ‘guardians of the union’ - the sort of words that are music to that party’s staunch unionist fibre. It would have been the tagline for the party should it have chosen such a marketing tool.

Instead, those guardians have decided to vote against Prime Minister...

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