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DUP Manifesto and Election Broadcast.

As it appears that the DUP is going to have some influence on our lives I thought I would post links to their manifesto and election broadcast. In the broadcast there are references to gaining influence at Westminster prescient or what ! I just hope that they realise that dining with the Tories requires a very long spoon.

http://dev.mydup.com/images/uploads/publications/DUP_Manifesto_2017_v2_SINGLES.pdf

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  1. June 10, 2017 at 9:58 am

    Very few British politicians relish working with Northern Irish parties. Coming from embattled region, necessity has required hard-nosed tactics and political adroitness. They’re no saints. If anything, one sees the influence that Irish — Northern and Southern — have had on US political culture including the deal-making and not always terribly enlightened pursuit of self-interest. This remorseless pragmatism might, however, be what the Tories need.

  2. June 10, 2017 at 10:15 am

    “..remorseless pragmatism..”
    I like it.

  3. June 10, 2017 at 10:20 am

    It means ‘do what it takes regardless of manifesto stuff’.

  4. June 10, 2017 at 10:29 am

    Doing what it takes is fine by me.
    Also the DUP are apparently agin Line Dancing (see link) this can only be a good thing. πŸ™‚

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/news/vote2001/hi/english/northern_ireland/newsid_1337000/1337473.stm

  5. Boadicea
    June 10, 2017 at 12:06 pm

    No drama – no histrionics – no unreasonable promises – what a down-to-earth manifesto.

  6. June 10, 2017 at 3:13 pm

    Jazz, agin line dancing? I love it. How do they feel about fox hunting? πŸ™‚

  7. June 10, 2017 at 3:28 pm

    But ay oop! Where’s JM when you need him? Where’s his Scottish Tory kick-boxer up to? Are her 12 seats in Westminster going to be too hot for Theresa? The delightful DT thinks so.

  8. June 10, 2017 at 3:48 pm

    Ruth Davidson might be getting carried away by her own success. She should try to keep a sense of proportion.

  9. christinaosborne
    June 10, 2017 at 4:08 pm

    About time, some people who may put a bit of backbone into the Conservatives.
    And have some morals left.
    Where does one sign up?

  10. Four-eyed English Genius
    June 10, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    Could be the new UKIP πŸ™‚

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