It theoretically commits the DUP to support the Government for the whole Parliament, but it’s up for review in two years and that’s when the money runs out.
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Plus: Why haven’t Kensington and Chelsea’s leaders resigned too? Labour double standards on the Prime Minister. And: how Jake Berry became a cockney.
Also: latest Life and Times survey finds no surge in support for separation in Northern Ireland; and Ian Duncan joins the Government amidst controversy.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Iain Duncan Smith: My message to Tory colleagues. The Prime Minister stands between Britain and Corbyn. So let’s get behind her.
If we look into the abyss, we will find it looks back at us – clad in a cropped grey beard and a Lenin hat and dressed in Marxist ideology.
You may not agree with his views on gay sex and abortion – or what were his views – but they should not be marginalised as illegitimate.
An under-informed London media is allowing the province to be cruelly misrepresented. Ulster voices are the only antidote.
Conservative MPs should get wise to Osborne’s attempt to bluff, panic and stampede them into backing Single Market membership – and no proper migration control.
Divisions between London and Edinburgh are being overplayed – the Scottish leadership will not want an early election.
Jeffrey Dudgeon: I’m Northern Ireland’s best-known gay rights campaigner. And I see no problem with a Tory-DUP deal.
I was instrumental this year in getting the gay pardon legislation extended to Northern Ireland. Significantly, this was accomplished with the assent of the DUP.
There is a natural path ahead: announce a resignation by the end of next week, and allow a contest to take place over the summer.
He says that while “they’re agreeing to support us on the big economic and security issues”, that “doesn’t mean we now agree with all of their views”.
It’s one of “three challenges” she identifies.
Victory poses his internal opponents with a painful dilemma, and a lot may hinge on how they resolve it.
“This Government will guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days.”