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Professor Tim Bale, The Tories' deal with the DUP papers over the cracks, but it can't work miracles


Professor Tim Bale writes for The Telegraph about the coalitions between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party: “The ten parliamentary votes provided to Theresa May by the Democratic Unionist Party come at a pretty high price. Not only do they work out at a hundred million pounds apiece in extra spending; there’s also the reputational cost to the Conservatives of parting with cash the country supposedly doesn’t have in order to secure the backing of a party most British voters don’t much like the look of.”
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