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Watch: Chris Grayling joins the Cabinet rebels

After abstaining on a vote against no deal yesterday evening, the three Cabinet ministers who defied the whip: Amber Rudd,  Greg Clark and David Gauke seemed to be enjoying their newfound notoriety, as they walked to an impromptu Cabinet meeting this afternoon in Number 10.

The trio rocked up to the meeting as a bunch in a display of strength, solidarity, and no doubt hoping to be snapped by the waiting press photographers. But

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