With the incorporation of new colleagues in the House of Lords Boris Johnson will try to restore the balance between supporters and opponents of Brexit through this "symbolic movement”. For the Prime Minister, previously both May and Cameron "left out" about half a dozen Eurosceptics. Now he wants to reverse this.

Possible Brexit agreement if reached consensus

The Prime Minister's plans involve moving to the Lords' an even more radical stance on the issue, while Jeremy Corbin intends to stop a Brexit without agreement by reaching a consensus with opposition leaders.

According to the Prime Minister, neither Corbyn nor his peers are "able to choose which public votes they respect”.

To achieve this representation, Johnson is supposed to appoint a half-dozen new mostly Brexit Tories. Some brexiteers will be represented by business figures such as Nigel Farage, who has appointed Tim Wetherspoon and Gerard, a former economic advisor to him.

In this way, Farage could obtain the recognition they say he aspires to, which would mean splitting his new party and joining the conservatives and in this way helping and favouring Johnson's purpose.

In the case of Theresa May, the former prime minister is also expected to draw up a list of "honourary" resigners.

The Lords now have a majority of Tories thanks to the incorporation of a large number of parliamentary colleagues from the liberal ranks: Democrats and Labour as well as many bankers with no political affiliation but equally pro-European. In contrast, former diplomats, lawyers, business leaders and economists are decidedly pro-European.

New strategy would take time

This controversial nature of Brexit is reflected in the fact that even a number of Labour are also in favour of Brexit, including Lord Howarth and Lord Grocotte, parliamentary aide to former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Despite his strategy of adding new colleagues to his list of nominees, Johnson is nonetheless aware that this addition of Brexit supporters will, however, take longer.

For his part, his allies maintain that despite the fact that 17 million voters approved with 52% in the 2016 referendum that the United Kingdom should leave Brexit, this position is not necessarily reflected in the Upper House. The House's performance during the process has been eloquently influential, having managed to deliver several defeats to the May government, from demands for a "significant vote" to pressures for ministers to pause before continuing with a proposal to exit Brexit without agreement.

"The prime minister has been very clear with the European leaders," a government official has said of Corbyn about the possibility that "the exit of Brexit cannot be taken for granted”. In this sense, he was categorical in stating that these leaders "should not be paying attention to the messages about the suspension of Brexit".

Thus, while politicians and public opinion wait for the final decision, the controversy continues to focus on two positions that have until now defined the debate: the Remainers and the Brexiteers.

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