Democratic Unionist Party in coalition with the Tories

The dust hasn’t settled after last Thursday’s unexpected hung Parliament in the snap UK general election. Theresa May’s decision to call the election while ahead by over 20 points in the polls has spectacularly backfired, forcing the Conservatives into a frantic search for parliamentary allies willing to support them in forming a minority government. At this stage the most likely partner appears to be the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland. Here we give you a rundown of who the DUP are and what they stand for. Continue reading

Election News

Northern Ireland elections took place yesterday for the second time in less than a year. Read more about the significance of the election, its results and the delicate power-sharing arrangement at the centre of politics in Northern Ireland. Continue reading