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17 Mar 2019

DUP backing key to secure May’s Brexit deal, says Philip Hammond

Health and Social Care Correspondent

Could it be third time lucky for the Prime Minister?

Today two senior cabinet ministers said Theresa May will only bring her Brexit deal back to parliament this week if she thinks it has a chance of winning.

Chancellor Philip Hammond said he was still hopeful of getting the backing of the Conservatives’ erstwhile allies the DUP, while some prominent Brexiteers are now on board.