Parliament votes for How to Stop Brexit as book of the year

Nick Clegg’s polemical call to arms against leaving the EU takes top prize in poll of MPs and lords to win top award at 2017’s Parliamentary book awards

Brexit may have divided the UK, but Nick Clegg’s call to arms against the break with Europe has united MPs and members of the House of Lords, who have voted it the best non-fiction book by a parliamentarian this year. It emerged the winner at the 2017 Parliamentary book awards from a shortlist dominated by titles addressing populist discontent and protest.

In How to Stop Brexit (And Make Britain Great Again), the former deputy prime minister debunks myths about Europe, which he claims were used to persuade the public to support the UK’s departure from the EU. Describing the vote as a “historic mistake”, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats explains how Brexit could be reversed.

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