Britain's Primer Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on her way to Buckingham Palace after Britain's election in London, Britain June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth - RTX39T8E

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s party members are “absolutely furious” that a potential deal is being hammered out with the right-wing, anti-abortion, anti-equal marriage Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), former Conservative Chancellor George Osborne told BBC’s Andrew Marr show Sunday.
Northern Ireland’s DUP is the only party willing to prop up May’s minority government, but its hardline stance on issues such as gay marriage and abortion has made a potential coalition highly contentious.
May has been heavily criticized for her risky gamble that a snap election would secure the Conservative party a larger mandate following the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union last June. Her failure to secure a working Conservative majority — falling below the 326 threshold by eight seats — led to talks with the DUP whose 10 seats would enable the party to push through Brexit legislation.
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