UK: Meet the DUP, Theresa May’s saviours – anti-gay right and abortion

Meet the DUP, Theresa May's saviours - anti-gay right and abortion
June 10, 2017

Paul Hutcheon Investigations Editor

CONCERNS are growing about Prime Minister Theresa May relying on a right-wing, ultra-religious party from Northern Ireland to prop up her wounded Government.

In a pointed intervention, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson revealed she had pressed May on challenging the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) on its anti-gay rights record.

The DUP is the largest party in the suspended Northern Ireland Assembly – power-sharing collapsed after Sinn Fein moved a motion of no confidence in the DUP administration in January – but is now set to have an unprecedented role in Westminster politics.

Continued at source: The Scotland Herald: