Newton Emerson

Newton Emerson

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Newton Emerson: Brexit legal advice row shows DUP double standards

Newton Emerson: Brexit legal advice row shows DUP double standards

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The DUP has been instrumental in unprecedented developments at Westminster, with the government forced to publish its full legal advice on the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement, thanks to the DUP’s ten MPs opposing an amendment the government lost by four votes.
Newton Emerson: DUP wobbles push another form of Brexit up the agenda

Newton Emerson: DUP wobbles push another form of Brexit up the agenda

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With its plot to depose the prime minister in tatters the DUP has invented its own version of ‘abstaining in person’ - breaking its confidence and supply deal with the Tories in protest over the EU Withdrawal Agreement, then insisting the deal is not broken.

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  1. NILT Survey Sep 2017-Feb 2018. This is the most recent data on support for a united Ireland not based on internet p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  2. Just two weeks after Ian Paisley returned to the Commons, this sounds significant. There was no Spotlight listed in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  3. Remember the key lesson Brexit will have taught us: that a country of 68m with nuclear weapons, a seat in the UN, i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  4. ie when it's too late for a second referendum. twitter.com/guardian/statu…

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  5. Ta-da! politico.eu/article/leo-va…

  6. BREAKING: May traveling to Ireland tomorrow afternoon to meet Varadkar.

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  7. .@GRobinsonDUP the first DUP MP on feet during debate on pulled vote. Corbyn agrees with him - the backstop is not acceptable

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  8. It was not a job well done, innocent people died and we have to acknowledge the actions on that day were wrong, unj… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  9. Another logical absurdity of how withdrawal negotiations have been sequenced: the more Ireland prepares for no deal… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

  10. You're only allowed to call it a Monster Energy Drink if it comes from the Monster Energy region of France

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  11. Had to be done, sorry. pic.twitter.com/5XDUaItOoU

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  12. Just catching up with Rebecca Long-Bailey on Today. Dreadful interview. Labour's position actually manages to be mo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  13. Our Local Heroes are @StephenNolan and David Thompson @dt_ni of @bbcradioulster for their work naming and shaming t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  14. Here follows a Brexit thread.

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  15. I still believe that one day we will look back in amazement at how angry some people were about shipping paperwork.

  16. UPDATE: Labour is about to demand an EMERGENCY DEBATE tomorrow into May pulling the vote. To do this, 40 Labour MPs… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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