David Cameron lets slip that Brexit is 'not a disaster'

Brexit has turned out "less badly" than feared, David Cameron has said.

In unguarded comments caught on camera, the former prime minister said it was a "mistake" to leave the European Union but it was "not a disaster".

Mr Cameron was talking to steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal at the World Economic Forum in Swiss ski resort Davos.

In footage highlighted by Channel 5 News, Mr Cameron was asked about Brexit.

He said it was "frustrating" and "as I keep saying, it's a mistake, not a disaster".

"It's turned out less badly than we first thought."

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But "it's still going to be difficult", he added.