East Belfast is the heartland of Protestant, loyalist, unionist politics and therefore, one would believe, the natural support for Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party. With a billion pound deal done to prop up the parliamentary majority of Theresa May’s Conservative Party, the DUP hold the balance of power in their gift and the rhetoric about the party has reached fever pitch on both sides of the political divide. The Guardian travelled to East Belfast to meet the core support for the party and ask what they truly believe and what they want from the party whose fundamental purpose is to represent them and their views

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