“could be absolutely critical..”

It was the subject of speculation about a deal on Sunday’s Politics Show and, ahead of tomorrow’s Commons vote on 42-day detention, Stormont Live today had BBC political correspondent Jo Cockburn at Westminster on the the fate of the nine DUP votes. What’s clear is that no-one at Westminster believes the DUP’s Jeffrey Dondalson’s claim that the bill is “too important to be a matter of horse-trading”.