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I wonder if your readers have noticed the uncanny resemblance of two old soldiers, Private Godfrey, who modestly concealed his heroics as a medical orderly in WW2, and David Davis, with his much-vaunted experience as a part-time SAS reservist some time back in the last millennium. Might Godfrey, bearing a conciliatory plate of Dolly’s cucumber sandwiches, get us a better deal in Brussels?

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