Thursday June 4, 2020

'The price is simple: cold hard cash for the North'

How the DUP will play its hand will be fascinating to observe, writes Hugh O'Connell

27th June, 2017
May does the deal Pic: Getty

The picture from Downing Street yesterday spoke a thousand words. The three senior DUP politicians were smiling, but Theresa May was not. A faint grimace was about as much as the beleaguered British Prime Minister could manage.

After nearly three weeks of being made to look a bit of a fool by Arlene Foster and co, she had finally secured a deal that keeps her in power - for now. The price is simple: cold...

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