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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On that last question, so many potential runners and riders were named over the weekend that we could have provided a very long list indeed…
Wanted: a revived campaign for Brexit of all parties and none. Without it, Remain may snatch victories from defeat.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
Yielding on the principle of residency would not have averted disputes on vital details, save by weakening the British negotiating position.
The Supreme Court recently made it very clear that the courtesies built into devolution do not diminish the sovereignty of Parliament.
The crucial difference between a non-win this month and the win in 2015 was the failure of the Tory machine
May won five per cent more of the vote than Cameron did two years ago. The margin between having a majority and not having one was performance in marginal seats.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May displays enough fighting spirit to show her position is not hopeless
The Prime Minister played the adult to Corbyn’s grumpy teenager.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
During the 1980s, the electoral function of the SDP/Alliance was to help the Conservatives win. This does not necessarily hold true 30 or so years on.
It sounds as if either the newspapers or some MPs aren’t entirely sure in their grasp of the Party’s procedures.
Van attack outside a mosque. One dead, several injured. A parliamentary inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred is long overdue.
The Home Affairs Select Committee should hold the inquiry which the editor of this site called for eight long years ago.
Recently, May said “Enough is enough”. Yesterday, terrorist flags were brandished in London. She lacks credibility.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
For all the chatter about the Customs Union, leaving the EU in full is still on course. But May’s bungled election has raised the chances of a disorderly outcome.
The Prime Minister needs to be more self confident with the media.
The two parties have proven that they can work effectively together in normal circumstances. These are not normal circumstances.