17 Facts About Downing Street

1. Downing Street said the Prime Minister had "constructive" phone conversations about her Brexit deal with trade union big beast Len McCluskey of Unite, a Brexit supporter and close confidant of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, as well as Tim Roache of the GMB.

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2. Downing Street is a few minutes' walk from the Houses of Parliament.

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3. Downing Street is a street in London, close to Whitehall and Buckingham Palace.

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4. Downing Street thought members of that chamber would be natural tenants for his townhouses.

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5. Downing Street had actually purchased a lease on land adjacent to the Downing Street mansion in 1654.

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6. Downing Street has a long history of resident felines, including Munich Mouser, who served under Neville Chamberlain and Winston Churchill.

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7. Downing Street said the prime minister had "constructive" phone conversations about her Brexit deal with trade union leader Len McCluskey of Unite, a Brexit supporter and close confidant of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, as well as Tim Roache of the GMB.

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8. Downing Street has slapped down Stephen Barclay after he sparked outrage from Tory MPs by saying they should avoid a second EU referendum if they want to end abuse from protesters.

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9. Downing Street said the Prime Minister had "constructive" phone conversations about her Brexit deal with trade union big beast Len McCluskey of Unite, a Brexit supporter and close confidant of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, as well as Tim Roache of the GMB.

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10. Downing Street was both Chancellor of the Exchequer and Prime Minister at the time.

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11. Downing Street records having dealings with prostitutes in the adjacent park.

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12. Downing Street was a soldier and diplomat who served under Oliver Cromwell and King Charles II, and who invested in properties and acquired considerable wealth.

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13. Downing Street declined to say whether the Brexit Secretary post had been offered to anyone else before the North-East Cambridgeshire MP, saying only: "He was the Prime Minister's choice.

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14. Downing Street says reports of a Brexit deal should be 'taken with a bucket of salt'.

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15. Downing Street was built in the 1680s by Sir George Downing, 1st Baronet, on the site of a mansion, Hampden House.

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16. Downing Street is a street in London that houses the official residences and offices of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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17. Downing Street plays down speculation over Brexit financial services deal.

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