Brexit negotiator David Frost to have cabinet role as EU pact enforcer

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New post at head of partnership council will be full-time ministerial job dealing with UK-EU relations

Boris Johnson has given his Brexit negotiator David Frost a full-time ministerial job and a place at the cabinet table, where he will lead on Britain’s relationship with the European Union.

Lord Frost will replace Michael Gove as the UK chair of the partnership council, the body set up to settle disputes resulting from the trade agreement, and will take Gove’s role chairing the withdrawal agreement joint committee, a body mired in difficulties over the implementation of the Northern Ireland protocol.

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