UCUNF Deal in FST being blocked by the DUP?

Alex Kane argues that if Reg only picks up one seat, or none he is finished. The same is probably true for the Tory UUP pact. Which mean the bar is gradually coming down for them. Jeff Peel is picking up vibes in Fermanagh South Tyrone that a deal is already part formed in Fermanagh South Tyrone between the UUs, the Tories and the DUP, but according to Jeff that the sticking point is the DUP’ objection to the ‘independent’ Rodney Connor is that he’ll still be taking the Tory whip… That’s not being confirmed by the DUP… But that doesn’t mean its not true… Jeff…

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