DUP welcomes the additional GBP 1bln for Northern Ireland

Author: Mike Paterson | Category: News

DUP leader Arlene Foster first out with a statement 26 June

  • monies paid over next 2 years

Of course they welcome it. Now watch Scotland and Wales wanting a bigger slice of the cake.

  • will be no change to pensions triple lock
  • UK govt will publish new financial support for NI
  • UK govt and DUP have formed a coordination committee
  • will continue discussions on power sharing
  • both agreed to meet NATO spending target
  • guiding principle is acting in national interest
  • agrees to support govt on Brexit legislation, all motions of confidence, budget and legislative programme

Let's see how it all pans out.

GBPUSD still knocking around 1.2735 and EURGBP 0.8780.