Brexit Deal Bigger Threat Than Corbyn, DUP's Foster Tells Times

(Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal with the European Union is a bigger threat than a government under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Democratic Unionist Party head Arlene Foster said in an interview with the Times.

Brexit Deal Bigger Threat Than Corbyn, DUP's Foster Tells Times

Key Points

  • May’s Brexit agreement would gradually create differences between Northern Ireland and the rest of the U.K., said Foster, whose DUP provides May’s Conservatives with the seats in the House of Commons they need to govern.
  • "In year five or ten we would be different. If people are looking to Dublin for representation in Europe because we’re the subject of EU rules that is so dangerous in terms of the Union."
  • Foster said she would "never understand" Corbyn’s politics, but said many in the Labour Party don’t share his views, and "the Brexit deal is a real threat as opposed to something that may happen."
  • NOTE: Earlier, May Offered Glimpse of a Grim Future as DUP Flirts With Johnson

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