Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay tells the BBC he believes the high-speed rail project will go ahead.
It comes after the original batch of coins had to be melted down when the Brexit deadline was extended.
The US's treasury secretary says he is "optimistic" a deal can be reached with the UK this year.
But Unite's Len McCluskey also says Labour "never handled the anti-Semitism issue correctly".
Council-owned land which is rented to new and young farmers is being sold off, figures show.