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Watch: Geoffrey Cox’s minister of the year acceptance speech

Geoffrey Cox’s rousing warm-up act for Theresa May at Tory party conference elevated the Attorney General’s public profile. In the weeks since, Cox’s importance has continued to grow, as cabinet ministers – both remainers and leavers – have come to depend on his legal know-how to interpret the Brexit deal.

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