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Hung parliament: Trimble says DUP may back Labour

A former Ulster Unionist Leader has said the DUP may back a Labour administration if there is a hung parliament after the general election.

Lord Trimble said although the DUP and Conservatives shared many values, that did not mean they would automatically work together if there was a hung parliament.

The DUP deputy leader, Nigel Dodds, said in the event of a hung parliament his party would do "what is right for Northern Ireland".

BBC News NI Political Correspondent Stephen Walker looks at how a Northern Ireland party might be a big player in forming a government.

First broadcast on BBC Northern Ireland's 'The View' programme on 29 January.

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