Theresa May today spent £1 billion of taxpayers’ money on a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her wobbly government. A smiling Prime Minister welcomed Arlene Foster, the leader of the Northern Ireland party, to Downing Street this morning to shake hands on the agreement. The headline sum is understood to be worth about £96 million for each of the 10 Northern Ireland MPs promising to back Mrs May in certain key votes.
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