“This is disgraceful – 17.4 million people will be furious today.
“Our democracy is being damaged by an elite band of people in the legal system.
“There is absolutely no need for a parliamentary vote.
“The question was put to the British people and they voted to leave the EU. British business has reacted well to the Brexit vote and it is essential that the process of leaving the EU begins as soon as possible to ensure confidence in the British economy continues.
“A vote in Parliament is wholly unnecessary, time consuming and betrays the democratic will of the people.”
3rd November 2016