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Brexit

UK minister says 'there is a way through' on Brexit bill in parliament

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Justice Secretary Robert Buckland arrives for a cabinet meeting, the first since mid-March because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at Downing Street in London, Britain, July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s justice secretary said on Wednesday he saw a way through parliament for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill.

“I believe there is a way through,” Robert Buckland told the BBC when asked about negotiations with rebels in parliament over the bill, adding that London wanted a deal with the EU.

“In terms of shared understanding, I have already seen quite a difference,” he said when asked about a possible compromise in parliament.

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Kate Holton

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