DUP will ‘review’ confidence and supply agreement if Theresa May’s Brexit deal passes parliament
|AIWA! NO!|DUP leader Arlene Foster has said her party will “review” the confidence and supply agreement with the Conservative Party if Theresa May’s Brexit deal passes parliament.
Mrs Foster, appearing on The Andrew Marr Show the day after the DUP conference in Belfast, said there were no circumstances under which her party would support the current deal.
“There is very much a border down the Irish Sea as a result of this and that’s way we can’t support this deal,” she said.
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The MLA said the DUP’s confidence and supply agreement with the Conservatives remained “live” but again warned her party would “review” the arrangement if the Brexit deal gained parliamentary support, but she stopped short of saying she would definitely end the relationship with the Tories in those circumstances.
“We have to see where we are when that vote is taken,” she said.
Asked if she would support the Prime Minister if a parliamentary defeat triggered a confidence vote in the Government, Mrs Foster added: “We will have to see what happens at that time. I think this last couple of weeks should tell all of us that you shouldn’t jump ahead of ourselves.