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A rebellion in the Lords

Brexit is not as widely supported as the new Prime Minister assumes

Theresa May has declared that “We are all Brexiters now.” Oh no, we are not. I remain a Remainer and so do many of my colleagues on the Conservative benches in the House of Lords.

Across the Chamber, there is an overwhelming majority in favour of Britain’s continued membership of the European Union. The questions put to ministers in the weeks between the referendum and the summer recess made it clear that peers were not prepared to concede defeat and keep quiet about their qualms. That may lead to some challenging, and potentially dangerous, waters ahead.

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In Prospect’s September issue: Paul Johnson argues that there is no getting away from the fact our economic prospects have got worse post-Brexit. Paul Wallace attempts to outline how the government will try and deal with that situation, while Nicolas Véron suggests that The City of London will decline outside the European Union. On a brighter note, Clive James explores what we can learn from the television show Mad Men. Also in this issue: Patience Wheatcroft, the Conservative peer, suggests that Brexit might not be a done deal with a rebellion in the Lords possible. Thomas Chatterton Williams explores the work and Beyoncé and argues that black artists are failing to say anything profound and James Dyson outlines how he would rule the world.