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David Frost handed £26,000 after quitting as UK’s Brexit negotiator

Frost, who quit last December, received taxpayer-funded payout for ‘loss of office’ after nine months as minister

Boris Johnson’s chief Brexit negotiator got a more than £26,000 taxpayer-funded payout for stepping down from the government having served as a minister for just nine months, the Guardian can reveal.

David Frost, who quit last December citing concerns about the “direction of travel” of future relations with the EU and making the most of post-Brexit “opportunities”, was given the compensation for “loss of office”.

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