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Michael Gove takes a swipe at Barnier

27 February 2018

6:46 PM

27 February 2018

6:46 PM

Here we go. Although Theresa May and her government are meant to be on a Brussels charm offensive ahead of next month’s crunch EU council meeting, Michael Gove couldn’t resist a dig at the other side today.

The Defra minister – who has recast himself as an eco-warrior in recent months – took issue with a meeting between Donald Tusk and Michel Barnier on Brexit. The problem? The pair used plastic bottles – a strict no-no in May’s green Cabinet.


It seems the reasons to diverge grow every day…


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