'A hollow victory': our readers on the supreme court Brexit ruling
, confirming that parliament will vote on authorising the UK’s departure from the EU.
A spokesman for the prime minister Theresa May said: “We respect the supreme court’s decision, and will set out our next steps to parliament shortly.”
Readers have been discussing the implications of the ruling, and sharing their thoughts on how the parliamentary parties should proceed.
Below, we highlight some of the best contributions so far.
‘This will not change the result of the referendum’
‘A hollow victory for Remainers’
‘Only Labour can stop a “hard Brexit”’
‘Article 50 will be activated but under what terms?’
‘This will lead to the break up of the UK’
‘This is all just theatre’
‘May is playing a dangerous game’
‘I’m still trying to figure out Labour’s position’
‘Now parliament can set out the terms of our leaving’
‘Parliament should hold the government’s Brexit policy to account’