Northern Ireland’s DUP will support May in confidence vote if defeated in Brexit vote
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The Northern Irish party propping up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government will vote against any attempt to topple her if she is defeated in a vote to approve her Brexit deal next week, a group of eurosceptic MPs said on Wednesday.

Reuters reports “The (Democratic Unionist Party) DUP will support the government in a confidence motion if the Withdrawal Agreement (WA) is voted down. But the risk of losing (their support) and having an election is if the WA goes through,” Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg told a meeting of the European Research Group, according to a statement.

The statement was issued following a meeting with DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds.

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