Theresa May could have to choose between the DUP and Tory Brexiteers

Irritation from Conservative Leavers over the prime minister's pledges on the Irish border means she might have to jettison them to keep the unionists on side. 

In the not-so-distant past, the three letters that worried Theresa May most on Brexit weren’t ERG but DUP. But in the very public spat over the Chequers plan, its MPs – who keep the government in power – have been largely inconspicuous. 

At past crunch points on Brexit, they have made the prime minister’s life very difficult indeed. So what’s different this time?  ...
source: New Statesman

2018-07-11 20:11
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