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PM's Cabinet meets ahead of crucial European Council summit

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PM's Cabinet meets ahead of crucial European Council summit

PM's Cabinet meets ahead of crucial European Council summit

Significant issues remain unresolved in the Brexit negotiations, which have entered the final day before Boris Johnson attempts to sign off on a deal during the key EU summit.

Officials on both sides of the Channel said on Wednesday morning that numerous obstacles still needed to be surmounted for a fresh agreement to be brokered.

Includes footage of Theresa Villiers, Therese Coffey, Jacob Rees-Mogg, Stephen Barclay, Andrea Leadsom, Oliver Dowden, Nicky Morgan and Sajid Javid.


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Thérèse Coffey Thérèse Coffey English Conservative politician

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Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom British Conservative politician

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