"Right honourable friends": 5 crises facing the Tory-DUP government after week 1
The Tory-DUP government faces a maze of political problems after only one week in power
THERE have been few governments in UK history which faced so many problems so soon into their term in government.
The Tory-DUP deal, which was needed to create a slim Commons majority for the right, was finally agreed on Monday (26 June). Prime Minister Theresa May's reference to a DUP MP as her "right honourable friend", a term ususally reserved for members of the same party or members of the Privy Council, has signified her reliance on the hard right unionist party.