Communities Secretary Eric Pickles
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UK floods: Pickles denies Cabinet rift

Eric Pickles has told the House of Commons there is no rift between him and Environment Minister Owen Paterson over their handling of the flood crisis.

He told MPs he and Mr Paterson were "working together closely", joking that they were "two peas in a pod. We are two brothers from a different mother."

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