The shot across the bows came after number of Commons amendments to the bill to trigger Article 50 reached 142 pages five more than the number of words in the legislation.
A concerted plot by Remoaner MPs to thwart the will of the British people has led to dozens of attempts to change the 137-word bill.
Ministers were forced to introduce the bill after millionaire Remoaner Gina Miller made a successful legal challenge to force them to get parliamentary backing to implement the will of the British people to leave in the hope it could be blocked or delayed.
Downing Street warned Remainers that the Government will carry out Brexit
Another legal challenge by the Remain supporting campaign group British influence for separate legislation to leave the European single market was thrown out by the High Court today.
The huge list of amendments put down by MPs can be overcome by the Commons time limit of three days to discuss the bill at committee stage.
However, there are concerns that in the lords peers will abuse their position of having no time limit on debates to reintroduce the amendments and attempt to block or delay Brexit well beyond the end of March when Theresa May has promised to trigger Article 50.
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A spokesman for the Prime Minister warned them that the British people would not accept delaying tactics.
He said: “Both MPs and Lords need to recognise the situation we are in.
“The people have stated that they want to leave the European Union and they expect us to get on with it.”
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall, who is standing for the Stoke Central by-election against three Remain supporters, said that the tactics underlined why a constituency which voted 69.4 per cent in favour of Leave needs a Ukip MP.
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Gina Miller has won the case to block Theresa May from Article 50
He said: “The amendments are nothing short of an attempt to ignore the will of the people and stop us leaving the EU.
“We cannot trust the same politicians who for years were happy to see uncontrolled immigration push down wages, cause huge queues for housing and clog-up our NHS, to give us the proper Brexit we need, and these amendments prove it.
“It is clear that those trying to change the bill still don’t want to give the people of Britain the clean Brexit the country voted for.”
Mr Nuttall’s main Labour opponent Gareth Snell has described Brexit as “a pile of sh**”.
The High Court shot down another legal bid from Remoaners
Veteran Tory MP and Brexiteer Sir Bill Cash said: “'This is pure obstructionism.
The people have stated that they want to leave the European Union and they expect us to get on with it
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“Very few of them are constructive amendments and it is clear that they have been designed to frustrate, undermine and slow down the Brexit process.
“This Bill has been put before Parliament to give effect to the Supreme Court judgement and the judges themselves have said that the case had nothing to do with the broad question of our relationship with the EU.”
The SNP have put down 50 amendments while the Lib Dems want a second referendum to overturn Brexit.
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Britain's most senior judges ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May does not have the power to trigger the formal process Article 50 for the UK's exit from the European Union without Parliament having a say.
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Issued by the Supreme Court of (top row, from the left) Lord Neuberger, Lord Mance, Lord Kerr, Lord Sumption, (bottom row, from the left) Lady Hale, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson and Lord Hodge, who agreed with the majority decision that the Government could not trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval.
Dozens more have come from Labour MPs whose party is split down the middle over whether to respect democracy or ignore the voters’ wishes.
Out of the 114 MPs to vote against triggering Article 50, 47 were from Labour.
An unrepentant former shadow Chancellor Chris Leslie, who was not one of 47 MPs to vote against triggering Article 50 but opposes Brexit, has said that the Government should provide more than three days to discuss the amendments.
The Labour Party is split on whether to support the democratic vote or not
He said: “It might seem like a short Bill but it has massive ramifications.
“Most people don't realise the Bill is an opportunity to steer the Government and Parliament has that authority.
“The main amendment is to secure a meaningful vote for Parliament just before the final deal is signed – there is no point having Parliament vote on it after it's been signed and sealed.”