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Lord Mandelson on Brexit: 'Behind the appearance of calm, behind those closed Whitehall doors, there is tremendous turmoil going on’

Lord Mandelson believes that prime minister Theresa May's cabinet is at all-out war over plans for leaving the European Union. Mandelson, the former business secretary who played a key role in creating New Labour alongside Tony Blair, said the government is reluctant to reveal its Brexit plans because it is still negotiating with itself. "We have not the faintest idea because the government is negotiating with itself and hasn't begun negotiating with anyone else, and that won't be the case until sometime next year," he told the Royal Television Society London Conference which BI attended.
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