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thank God for judges

(19 Posts)
absthame Tue 24-Sep-19 10:45:04

Today is a glorious day for British justice.

Suki70 Tue 24-Sep-19 10:50:41

True - all eleven judges were unanimous in their verdict.

devonnanny Tue 24-Sep-19 10:54:24

I agree - it was a shame ity had to go to our





I agree - no party is without fault at the moment but Parliament must be allowed to do its job.

devonnanny Tue 24-Sep-19 10:55:09

sorry - that was my first post, just getting the hang of how to enter without errors!

humptydumpty Tue 24-Sep-19 11:04:19

lots of discussion of this on the other thread about supreme court appeal

M0nica Tue 24-Sep-19 11:15:32

What is significant is not just the ruling but the unanimity of the judges. It has profound constitutional significance.

Fennel Tue 24-Sep-19 11:26:27

You're right absthame Thank God. There's still respect here for honesty and doing the right thing.
Which I was beginning to doubt.

hazel93 Tue 24-Sep-19 11:27:16

Totally agree Monica.
I am proud of our judiciary today but the fallout will be monumental.

winterwhite Tue 24-Sep-19 11:50:54

Hurray! And BJ said publicly last week that he would respect the decision of the Supreme Court.

Riverwalk Tue 24-Sep-19 12:06:30

The unanimity was literally breathtaking - I gasped!

Pantglas2 Tue 24-Sep-19 12:10:54

So what happens now folks? Will the cancel the remaining conferences if Brecon does a recall? And then what?

Coolgran65 Tue 24-Sep-19 12:13:35

Boris is very conspicuous by his absence.

sodapop Tue 24-Sep-19 12:13:37

Yes its a great day for justice but where do we go from here. Scary stuff.

Urmstongran Tue 24-Sep-19 12:16:15

Coolgran I think he was last seen jogging towards the Ecuadorian embassy ....

Barmeyoldbat Tue 24-Sep-19 12:18:21

A great day for justice and well done Gina Miller for seeing it through. So its back to business tomorrow at 11.30 and sort out out some important business like the Domestic Abuse Bill and Thomas Cook.

A great day.

absthame Tue 24-Sep-19 12:25:19

We can now move forward as a nation united under our laws and parliament. We have a very nutty series of problems to resolve, including the maintenance of our national union and Brexit.

Today we should celebrate together the defense of our nation's democracy.

Riverwalk Tue 24-Sep-19 12:38:48

And thank goodness for Gina Miller, Joanna Cherry & John Major for bringing their respective cases.

Where was HM official opposition in all this? angry

Iam64 Tue 24-Sep-19 12:39:11

Celebrate our Judges.
Well those crying for Judiciary independent of Europe have it. I imagine some of them will be muttering yes, but not this kind of independent thought 😀

varian Tue 24-Sep-19 12:52:03

Lady Hale shows just how brilliant a woman of our generation can be.

Under new rules, which make retiring at 70 mandatory, Lady Hale, who is 74, would not have been able to preside over the proroguing of parliament case. But she is among the last of the judges who can serve to 75 as she was appointed to the bench before the rules were changed in 1995.

What a loss it would have been if she'd been forced to retire at 70.