>> A deal over two weeks in the making to give Theresa May a majority of sorts.>> How much money have you held out for?>> That question directed at the British Prime Minister's new partner. May's government finally securing a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, but at what cost?
>> In concluding this wide ranging agreement, we have done so on the basis of advancing the security of our nation, building prosperity for all, and supporting an exit from the European Union that benefits all parts of the United Kingdom.>> The DEP have negotiated an additional 1 billion pounds funding for Northern Ireland over two years.
Concessions too on pensions and benefits for the elderly. The deal is a so-called confidence and supply arrangement to prop up May's minority government. The Conservatists are nine MP short of an overall majority. Now the DEP's ten law makers will back them in votes on key legislation. But while the ink is barely dry on this agreement, it's already being held up as a warning sign for Theresa May.
To govern, she'll need the support of all the MPs in her own party, on issues like Brexit, that's far from assured.