Northern Ireland

DUP to vote against Windsor Framework Brexit deal

Party leader Jeffrey Donaldson said on Monday that his party still wants changes to the agreement announced last month

Jeffrey Donaldson: MPs are due to hold their first vote Wednesday on the new trading arrangements for Northern Ireland. Picture: Getty

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said its members would unanimously vote against Rishi Sunak’s post-Brexit deal for Northern Ireland in a significant blow to the UK prime minister.

“Our party officers, the only decision-making mechanism in our party on these matters, met this morning and unanimously agreed that in the context of our ongoing concerns and the need to see further progress secured whilst continuing to seek clarification, change and re-working that our members of ...