A journalist poses with a copy of the Brexit Article 50 bill, introduced by the government to seek parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, in London

A journalist poses with a copy of the Brexit Article 50 bill, introduced by the government to seek parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, in London

Bill and Ben: the unelected House of Lords may seem an unlikely defender of the common folk. Photo: Reuters

March 10, 2017 10:19 AM (UTC+8)