DUP

Friday, August 2, 2019

Friday, August 2, 2019

Arlene Foster: DUP will support Johnson despite by-election loss

Arlene Foster: DUP will support Johnson despite by-election loss

The DUP leader said the Conservatives' loss in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election does not affect her party's pledge to support the government.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Sammy Wilson: Changing leader could give different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has said that a change in prime minister could provide a “different outcome” in the EU negotiations.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

DUP Arlene Foster Nigel Dodds

'The DUP are not for sale', former NI secretary warns

'The DUP are not for sale', former NI secretary warns

Theresa May was wrong to think she could "buy off" the DUP, according to former Northern Ireland secretary Shaun Woodward.

Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: Labour and SNP have 'nailed their colours to the EU mast'

Sammy Wilson: Labour and SNP have 'nailed their colours to the EU mast'

The DUP's Brexit spokesman said his party would never support Labour or the SNP because they had "nailed their colours to the EU mast".

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sammy Wilson

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

The DUP's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson has said he doesn't "take any pleasure" from the way in which the Prime Minister and the country have been treated throughout Brexit negotiations.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

DUP’s Sammy Wilson accuses NI civil service boss of 'political motives'

DUP’s Sammy Wilson accuses NI civil service boss of 'political motives'

DUP’s Sammy Wilson accuses NI civil service boss of 'political motives'

Sammy Wilson, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman has accused the head of Northern Ireland’s civil service of being “politically motivated” after he warned against no-deal Brexit.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: 'Wishful thinking' that Brexit deal will get MPs support

Sammy Wilson: 'Wishful thinking' that Brexit deal will get MPs support

The DUP's Brexit spokesman said it was "wishful thinking" that the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement will be supported in Parliament.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Northern Ireland fishing boats seized by Irish navy

Irish navy impounds British vessels

Irish navy impounds British vessels

Two UK boats have been seized by the Irish Navy for allegedly breaching fishing regulations.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Theresa May to defectors: ‘I do not accept the picture you paint of our party’

Theresa May to defectors: ‘I do not accept the picture you paint of our party’

Theresa May to defectors: ‘I do not accept the picture you paint of our party’

The prime minister has told the three MPs who left her party that she does not “accept the picture” that they portray of the Conservative party.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Sammy Wilson

DUP’s Sammy Wilson: Brexit will not ‘take us back’ to the Troubles

DUP’s Sammy Wilson: Brexit will not ‘take us back’ to the Troubles

Sammy Wilson, DUP’s Brexit spokesman has said that “there is absolutely no reason that leaving the EU should take us back” to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Theresa May promises to deliver Brexit that ‘honours’ UK’s commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May promises to deliver Brexit that ‘honours’ UK’s commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May promises Brexit deal that ‘honours’ commitments to Northern Ireland

Theresa May will insist that she will deliver a Brexit deal that “honours our commitments to Northern Ireland”, admitting that she knew it was a “concerning time”.

Lord Robert Hayward on same-sex marriage amendment: ‘We can’t wait forever for the Northern Irish Assembly’

‘We can’t wait forever' for NI to legalise same-sex marriage, says Lord Robert Hayward

‘We can’t wait forever' for NI to legalise same-sex marriage, says Lord Hayward

Conservative Lord Robert Hayward has said that he tabled an amendment to extend equal marriage to Northern Ireland because the UK “can’t wait forever for the Northern Irish Assembly to come back together”.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Sammy Wilson

Brexit deadlock 'too serious to reduce to a game of chicken', says Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: Brexit deadlock 'too serious to reduce to a game of chicken'

The DUP's Brexit spokesman hit back at Julia Hartley-Brewer after the presenter likened ongoing Brexit negotiations to "a game of chicken".

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

DUP's Sammy Wilson calls Theresa May's initial Brexit negotiations 'spineless'

DUP's Sammy Wilson calls Theresa May's initial Brexit negotiations 'spineless'

DUP's Sammy Wilson calls Theresa May's initial Brexit negotiations 'spineless'

The DUP's Brexit spokesperson Sammy Wilson says the party will stand firm against Theresa May's Brexit deal and hopes she can form a better agreement with the EU

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster: 'That toxic backstop cannot have our support'

Arlene Foster: 'That toxic backstop cannot have our support'

The DUP leader told talkRADIO she was "disappointed" in the Prime Minister for not asking the EU to "get rid" of the backstop clause ahead of yesterday's meaningful vote.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: 'Remainer elite' in House of Commons are trying to 'thwart' result of Brexit vote

Sammy Wilson: 'Remainer elite' are trying to 'thwart' result of Brexit vote

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has accused "remainer elite" in the House of Commons of trying to "thwart the result" of the EU referendum.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

MPs will get a vote on triggering the backstop or extending transition period if no new agreement by end of 2020

MPs will get a vote on triggering the backstop or extending transition period if no new agreement by end of 2020

MPs will get vote on triggering the backstop if no new agreement by end of 2020

Prime Minister Theresa May has assured MPs that they would get a vote on triggering the backstop, or extending the implementation period, if there is no new agreement by December 2020.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

DUP's Sammy Wilson says a no deal Brexit would be better for Northern Ireland than a deal

DUP's Sammy Wilson says a no deal Brexit would be better for Northern Ireland than a deal

DUP's Sammy Wilson says a no deal Brexit would be better for Northern Ireland

The DUP's Brexit spokesman says the party will not support Theresa May's deal

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: Theresa May does 'nothing about what she hears'

Sammy Wilson: Theresa May does 'nothing about what she hears'

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has claimed that the Prime Minister "doesn't seem to be listening" to criticisms of her Brexit deal.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’ over her Brexit deal

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’ over her Brexit deal

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has said that Theresa May knows she is in “dangerous territory” with the possibility of her EU Withdrawal Agreement being rejected on Tuesday.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Theresa May accused of allowing EU to use Irish backstop as a ‘negotiating ploy’

Theresa May accused of allowing EU to use Irish backstop as a ‘negotiating ploy’

Theresa May accused of allowing EU to use Irish backstop as a ‘negotiating ploy’

The Prime Minister has rejected accusations that she allowed the European Union to use the issue of a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland as a “negotiating play”.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Opposition parties launch contempt of Parliament case against Government over failure to publish full Brexit legal advice

Opposition parties launch contempt of Parliament case against Government over failure to publish full Brexit legal advice

Opposition parties launch contempt of Parliament case against Government

The opposition parties, which contains Labour, the Green Party, SNP, DUP, Plaid Cymru and Liberal Democrats, have launched a motion against the Government accusing them of Contempt of Parliament over the failure to publish the full legal advice on Theresa May's Brexit plan.

The Government will lose meaningful vote ‘potentially by a large margin’, says DUP’s Peter Weir

The Government will lose meaningful vote ‘potentially by a large margin’, says DUP’s Peter Weir

May will lose meaningful vote ‘by a large margin’, says DUP's Peter Weir

The Democratic Unionist Party’s Education Minister Peter Weir has said that unless “something very strange” happens, the Government will lose the meaningful vote on Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement next week, potentially “by a large margin”.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Sammy Wilson

Theresa May has 'united' Brexiteers and Remainers with Brexit deal, says Sammy Wilson

Theresa May has 'united' Brexiteers and Remainers with Brexit deal

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has claimed the Prime Minister has "united all sides" against her Brexit deal.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

DUP

Government is 'paralysed' without support of the DUP, says Andrew Bridgen MP

Government is 'paralysed' without DUP support, says Andrew Bridgen MP

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said the government is "paralysed" without the support of the DUP.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

People 'moaning' about Brexit deal need to 'calm down', says Paul Scully MP

People 'moaning' about Brexit deal need to 'calm down', says Paul Scully MP

People complaining about a Brexit deal need to “calm down” and “read the details” once it is published, Conservative MP Paul Scully has said.

Sammy Wilson DUP

Theresa May's Brexit deal is a 'double-cross', says DUP Brexit spokesman

Theresa May's Brexit deal is a 'double-cross', says DUP Brexit spokesman

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has said Theresa May has "double-crossed" the UK with her Brexit deal.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

Arlene Foster and Theresa May

Theresa May's no-deal Brexit plan 'raises alarm bells', says DUP leader

Theresa May's no-deal Brexit plan 'raises alarm bells', says DUP leader

Arlene Foster has claimed Theresa May is "wedded" to the idea of a border down the Irish sea in the case of a no-deal Brexit, which "raises alarm bells".

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Theresa May

Brexit deal: Publish legal advice to prove UK won't be 'trapped' in EU, says Sammy Wilson MP

Brexit deal: Publish legal advice to prove UK won't be 'trapped' in EU, says MP

The DUP's Brexit spokesman called on Theresa May to publish legal advice on a possible Brexit deal to assure the public the UK is not being "trapped" in the EU.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Irish Border

Irish border issue is an 'excuse to delay' Brexit, says DUP's Brexit spokesperson

Irish border issue is an 'excuse to delay' Brexit, says DUP's Brexit spokesman

The DUP's Brexit spokesman, Sammy Wilson, has said that the issue of the Irish border has been used as an "excuse to delay or stop" the UK leaving the European Union.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

‘There has to be consequences’ if Theresa May breaks DUP red lines, says DUP Brexit spokesman

‘There has to be consequences’ if Theresa May breaks DUP red lines, says DUP Brexit spokesman

‘There are consequences’ if May breaks DUP red lines, says DUP Brexit spokesman

The Democratic Unionist Party’s Brexit Spokesman Sammy Wilson has said that “there has to be consequences” if Theresa May does break the DUP’s red lines.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tory rebels are ready to defy Theresa May over Chequers, says former Brexit minister

Tory rebels are ready to defy Theresa May over Chequers, says former Brexit minister

Tory rebels are ready to defy Theresa May over Chequers, says former minister

As many as 40 Tory Brexiteers will resist attempts to coerce them into supporting a Brexit deal with Brussels based on Theresa May’s Chequers plan, a former minister has warned.

DUP leader spells out ‘red lines’ ahead of talks with EU

DUP leader spells out ‘red lines’ ahead of talks with EU

DUP leader spells out ‘red lines’ ahead of talks with EU

Any extra barriers to trade between Northern Ireland and Britain after Brexit would be “catastrophic”, Arlene Foster has warned as she prepared for talks with the European Union’s chief negotiator.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Prime Minister Theresa May’s stern statement to the European Union has been praised by DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

The European Union’s Chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said he is read to come forward with an “improved” proposal for the Irish border.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Stella Creasy leads call for Theresa May to act on Northern Irish abortion laws

Stella Creasy leads call for Theresa May to act on Northern Irish abortion laws

Stella Creasy leads call for Theresa May to act on Northern Irish abortion laws

After the Republic of Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment, MPs are calling for Northern Irish women to have access to abortion

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

UK will align with EU regulations if no solution is found for Irish border in trade talks

Brexit: UK will align with EU regulations on Irish border if no solution found in trade talks

UK will align with EU rules on Irish border if no solution found in trade talks

More details of the arrangement agreed by Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker have been disclosed

Brexit: Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in talks

Brexit: Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in talks

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in Brexit talks

The European Commission president said 'sufficient progress' had been made to progress onto trade

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Theresa May under pressure to make progress in Brexit over Irish border issue

Brexit: Theresa May facing race against time to solve Irish border riddle as UK Plc issues warning

Theresa May facing race against time to solve Irish border riddle

Theresa May is hoping to offer a new deal which satisfies the DUP and Ireland

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Theresa May holds talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May holds talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May holds talks with Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May is calling on the DUP to support proposals that would allow the EU to trigger the next stage of trade negotiations

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Miliband lost the 2015 general election and was on the beaten side in last year's EU referendum

Brexit: Former Labour leader Ed Miliband says Theresa May 'couldn't run a p**s-up in a brewery'

Ed Miliband says Theresa May 'couldn't run a p**s-up in a brewery'

Former Labour leader piles into Tories as Irish border shambles goes on

'Brexit talks about Irish border could be simple if there was political will for it', says Northern Irish Labour MP Kate Hoey

'Brexit talks about Irish border could be simple if there was political will for it', says Northern Irish Labour MP Kate Hoey

'Brexit talks about Irish border would be simple if there was political will'

Kate Hoey, the Labour MP for Vauxhall spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after a deal on the border to the Republic fell apart at the eleventh hour

Brexit: Theresa May dealt major setback after DUP rejects Irish border proposals

Brexit: Theresa May dealt major setback as DUP rejects Irish border proposals

Theresa May dealt major Brexit setback as DUP rejects Irish border proposals

The DUP's decision came after an announcement had already been made about a deal over the border

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

'Government won't be supported for paying vast sums to EU without anything in return', says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg on Brexit: We have no legal obligation to pay the 'divorce bill' and MPs could block any payment without a deal

Jacob Rees-Mogg: We have no legal obligation to pay Brexit 'divorce bill'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said the Government should only pay the EU if it gets a deal in return

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

The DUP has broken with the Tories despite the confidence and supply deal made after the June election

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenges it, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge

The Government promised funding of one billion pounds to secure Democratic Unionist support after the election in June

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Theresa May was hugely criticised for her deal with Arlene Foster (r)

Tory-DUP alliance has written the SNP's election leaflets for them

Tory-DUP alliance has written the SNP's election leaflets for them

The hypocrisy over the DUP deal hasn’t killed the union between England and Scotland, but it’s arguably illustrated why that union is already dead

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Things don't get any easier for Theresa May

Theresa May hammered over PMQs austerity defence

Theresa May hammered over PMQs austerity defence

The Twitterati have given the Prime Minister an all-too-predictable kicking for her performance at today's weekly grilling in Parliament

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Theresa May has faced a gruelling period since the election

Tory U-turn: Stop trolling Theresa May, says her former comms director

Tory U-turn: Stop trolling Theresa May, says her former comms director

Downing Street's former director of communications Katie Perrior says the Conservatives U-turn as Theresa May doesn’t have the power to do what she set out

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

George Galloway: 'MPs cheering the result of the public sector pay cap vote shows Great Britain is a laughing stock'

George Galloway: 'MPs cheering the result of the public sector pay cap vote shows Great Britain is a laughing stock'

George Galloway: 'Great Britain has been reduced to a laughing stock'

Georeg Galloway says cheering about keeping the public sector pay cap is more unkind than having voted against abolishing it

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal'

Iain Duncan Smith says the Tory-DUP deal has brought funding forward that was for the most part planned as Northern Ireland has always required a high level of investment

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions

Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement just before a Commons vote on the matter was due

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', says Unison

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', say Unison

'It's absolutely shocking MPs would vote against pay cap after praising workers'

Head of health at Unison, Christina McAnea, says she hopes public sector workers will tell Tory politicians what they think of them

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

A demonstration against Theresa May's deal with the DUP has been arranged by The People's Assembly

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

'The Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for Northern Ireland', says DUP MP

DUP MP Sammy Wilson believes constituents expect politicians to use whatever influences they can to make life better for them

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