To survive the Budget, Theresa May must realise where the DUP’s priorities lie

The “U” in DUP doesn’t stand for “Don’t let Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister; it stands for “Unionist”.

Nice fiscal event you’ve got there, Prime Minister. Shame if something happened to it. The DUP is preparing to vote against the Budget should Theresa May ignore the party’s red lines over Brexit, Newsnight’s Nick Watt reports.

Although the spirit of our constitution is that losing a Budget means that the Prime Minister should resign, the letter of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act means that May would have no direct spur to – and crucially, means that the DUP can cause no end...
source: New Statesman

2018-10-11 13:20
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