DUP’s deal with Tories could leave SF in the cold

DUP could have positive Brexit influence on Tory leadership; Sinn Féin under pressure to reverse Westminster boycott

11th June, 2017
DUP leader Arlene Foster

The DUP’s historical move to the centre of British politics will give the party power and influence far beyond Sinn Féin over both Brexit and politics in the North, according to a chorus of political and diplomatic veterans.

Dr Ray Bassett, the former Irish ambassador who was involved in the Anglo-Irish negotiations on the Good Friday agreement, said this was a positive development.

“While we, in Ireland, view the DUP as...

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