How Boris Johnson's day shaped up as he and his Cabinet visited Sunderland for meeting on Brexit day

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lead a cabinet meeting in Sunderland on the day the UK formally leaves the EU – Friday, January 31.

Friday, 31st January 2020, 4:44 pm

Here are updates from today and from across the city as Mr Johnson and his fellow ministers visited Wearside. Scroll down and refresh for updates on how the day panned out for the ministers.

Boris Johnson is visiting Sunderland on Friday, January 31. Pictures: Press Association.
Boris Johnson is visiting Sunderland on Friday, January 31. Pictures: Press Association.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to hold a Cabinet meeting in Sunderland on Friday January 31.
Preparations are under way in Sunderland ahead of Boris Johnson's visit with the Cabinet