Democratic Unionist Party


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Democratic Unionist Party

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a Northern Irish political party, founded by Ian Paisley in 1971, advocating the maintenance of union with the UK. Abbreviation: DUP
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She is dancing to the tune of a Democratic Unionist Party which doesn't represent a province that voted to remain in Europe in the 2016 referendum by a margin bigger than the narrow UK majority to leave.
The no confidence motion was voted down by 325 MPs, including the rebel Tory MPs who voted against the Brexit deal with the European Union yesterday and 10 members of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which have been propping up the Conservatives in Parliament, refused to back the Government in a series of Commons votes on the Budget.
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1971 - Ian Paisley and Desmond Boal launch the Ulster Democratic Unionist Party.
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THE Democratic Unionist Party broke off talks with Theresa May this week, telling her to spend PS2bn in Northern Ireland if she wants the party to prop up her minority Conservative Government.
She tried to taint incorrectly Jeremy Corbyn with terrorism and now she is doing a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party with connections to Loyalist Paramilitaries.
More than half a million people had signed a change.org petition to block a deal between Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party. It also calls for Mrs May to resign.
LONDON, Ramadan 15, 1438, Jun 10, 2017, SPA -- British Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Saturday that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party had agreed to support her minority government on an informal basis in parliament, the Press Association reported, according to Reuters.
October 4, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir will meet the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Mohamed Osman al-Mirghani in Cairo on the sidelines of his summit meeting with the Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi, said sources.

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