May's Northern Irish Ally Says Brexit Plan Respects Its Red Line
(Bloomberg) -- U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit proposals respect her pledge that no border will be placed in the Irish Sea, Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said.
“As far as we are concerned, there has always been the one red line in relation to borders between ourselves and the United Kingdom and we are content that that has been reflected at the Chequers summit and also by the white paper that has been published today,” Foster said in Fermanagh on Thursday.
May “is very much a unionist and will maintain what she has said all along which in that there can’t be any differential between us and the U.K, ” she said.
Without Foster’s 10 lawmakers in London, May does not have a working majority to pass legislation.
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