The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has agreed a deal to support Theresa May’s minority government.
Arlene Foster’s 10 DUP MPs will offer support to the Conservative Party, and allow them to pass legislation through the House of Commons, as, with the support of the DUP, the Conservative Party has an effective majority – 328 MPs.
Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have came to an agreement – a “confidence and supply” deal – with the Conservative Party which will form the basis of Theresa May’s minority government.
The 2017 General Election has ended in a Hung Parliament, with the Conservative Party losing their majority, but still remaining the largest party with 318 seats.
This is one result that no one could have predicted when Theresa May first called the election on the 18th of April. The Conservative Party had a hefty lead over the Labour Party in the first week, as much as 25% in one poll, but that lead slowly dwindled as the weeks progressed.
Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, has announced that the United States with withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.
The President of the United States has annouinced that “We’re getting out.”, saying that the United States deserved a more favourable deal, after announcing that the US has lost $3tn in GDP and around 6.5 million jobs because of the deal.