United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
14:40, Jun 12, 2017
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Theresa May, the British Prime Minister who narrowly survived the general election on Thursday, is walking a tight rope at present, while knowing very well that knives are out for her and a challenge could arise at any time against the leader of the Conservative Party - and her premiership. She had faced a largely ineffectual Labour Party which is now reinvigorated, its leader Jeremy Corbyn enjoying a positive campaign and defying the odds and a right-wing press to emerge triumphant.
A giant screen on Sky News asked, "Who are the DUP?" and data from Google showed searches spiked significantly in the hours after the election results emerged. People do not want Tory business as usual, they do not want a politics built on fear that spreads despair, and they certainly do not want a lame duck prime minister.
Some remembered it as the party of Ian Paisley, the firebrand Protestant cleric who once heckled the pope himself, calling him the Antichrist.
With one seat left to declare, the Tories are eight seats short of the 326 figure needed to command a majority and must relay on the DUP to continue to rule.
The DUP has repeatedly used a controversial Stormont voting mechanism - the petition of concern - to prevent the legalisation of same-sex marriage, despite a majority of MLAs supporting the move at the last vote.
"We have a programme, we have support and we're ready to fight another election campaign as soon as may be, because we want to be able to serve the people of this country on the agenda we put forward, which is transformative and has gained awesome levels of support".
The Prime Minister lost her majority in the Commons after a shock Labour surge on Thursday, weakening her position just days before negotiations begin on Brexit. FAS has also spoken to senior German lawmaker and ally of Angela Merkel, Gunther Krichbaum, who believes that British voters have expressed their opposition to Theresa May's planned "confrontation with the EU". When they reached the danger level, then came the policy U turns, which did more harm than good in the long run.
While always striving for the "best deal" for Northern Ireland and its people, she said her party would always have the best interests of the United Kingdom at heart. But I would like to make clear that the freakish media reports about my own role in the policy's inclusion are wrong: it had been the subject of many months of work within Whitehall, and it was not my personal pet project. Brexit, he said, would amount to a "new partnership with Europe". It said Britain was "effectively leaderless" and the "country all but ungovernable".
But, unlike during the election campaign, when she repeatedly referred to the talks starting on 19 June, she was not specific about the date, suggesting it might slip.
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