Chancellor says there are differences over way UK should leave EU, but senior Tories, including Johnson, need to show unity

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Philip Hammond has conceded that the cabinet is split over the implementation of Brexit and warned Boris Johnson that his interventions risk weakening the UK’s negotiating position.

On the second day of the Conservative party conference, which has been dominated by the issue, the chancellor was unusually frank in admitting that the foreign secretary was not keeping to the agreed cabinet line over Brexit.

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