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'DUP propping up Tory austerity policies' — Murphy

9 April, 2019 - by Conor Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has criticised the DUP for promoting health reform while propping up the austerity policies of the Tory party. 

The Sinn Féin negotiator was responding to comments by DUP leader Arlene Foster today. 

Conor Murphy said:

“It’s rich for Arlene Foster to talk about health reform while her party is propping up the Tories who have driven a cruel assault on public services for over ten years. 

“Coupled with their reckless Brexit agenda, the DUP are pushing our economy over a cliff and playing fast and loose with our peace process. 

“If the DUP were serious about a restoration of the power-sharing institutions they would remove the blockage by ending their disgraceful denial of rights to women, Irish speakers, the LGBT community and victims of the conflict.”

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