A member holds a document inside the House of Lords in London as the European Withdrawal Agreement Bill is debated. Photo: PA
In last month’s general election, the country voted overwhelmingly for Brexit. In doing so, voters steered well clear of the Brexit Party. That is why, a few days before election day, Nigel Farage announced that it would soon seamlessly morph into something entirely new, to be called the Reform Party.
Farage has removed his Eurosceptic flag from Brussels and is planting the flag of his latest anti-establishment punt slap-bang in the middle of the British establishment itself: the House of Lords.
The red benches, and the doddery folk who sit on them, are perhaps not where you would have expected the nation to…
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