November 21, 2018 / 12:08 PM / in 5 months

Northern Irish DUP says support deal with May shaky but still in place

Nigel Dodds, the DUP's leader at Westminster, and Sammy Wilson, the DUP's Brexit spokesman arrive at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - A deal to prop up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is still in place but is very shaky, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) member of parliament Sammy Wilson said.

When asked if the confidence and supply arrangement was over, Wilson said: “As far as we are concerned it is still in place.”

“It’s very shaky. It’s shaky because the prime minister has broken one of the most significant parts of the confidence and supply arrangement: that she would deliver Brexit as she promised in her manifesto.”

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Alistair Smout

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