Monday May 25, 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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Many of us have achieved a new life balance that might just be the real ‘new normal’

Sharyn McAndrew | 1 week ago

Property firms such as QRE are dealing with the coronavirus lockdown by trying to maintain some normality in their day-to-day business

Conor Whelan | 2 weeks ago

Hardline opposition to EU solidarity in funding the cost of Covid-19 is driven by German allergy to ‘imprudent’ spending, and by Dutch politicians fearing the transfer of funds to southern countries would provoke a far-right backlash

Barry J Whyte | 1 month ago