Theresa May will find it very tough to strike a deal to form a government with the Democratic Unionist Party without handing over more money to Northern Ireland, it has been claimed.

Lord Peter Hain said the party would likely call for greater funding from Westminster which could then follow similar demands from Wales and Scotland.

The former Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and ex-Neath MP also echoed concerns a deal could threaten the Northern Ireland peace process.

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