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>> A possible deal between the Conservatives and Democratic Unionist Party is yet to be finalized. The DUP had said talks were positive, backtracking on number ten suggestion, there's an outline agreement had been reached and principled on Saturday. It would give Theresa May a working majority in Parliament, which voters stripped her of in the election.
The snap election intended to strengthen her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations. Instead, the Conservatives lost eight seats in Parliament. But the DUP's ten seats in the new Parliament would give May just enough support to pass legislation. The deal in discussion wouldn't be a formal coalition, but known as a confidence and supply agreement.
Meaning the DUP will support a conservative minority government on key votes in Parliament. But despite the Prime Minister's strong and stable rhetoric, her own party is looking increasingly isolated after two of her top aides resigned on Saturday, following sustained criticism within the party of the campaign. She's already replaced them with a new Chief of Staff.
But the change is unlikely to quell unrest within the party. Some ministers have added to speculation that her days as Prime Minister are numbered. With newspapers saying the foreign minister, Boris Johnson, is weighing leadership challenges. He, however, denies this as tripe, saying he supports his leader.