8:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. protester At Shepherd’s Bush Green in west London, people wearing hi-vis vests marched slowly along the road, causing traffic delays. police Two people were arrested after the highway was closed.
A Just Stop Oil spokesperson said on Monday:
“Since the campaign began on April 1, Just Stop Oil supporters have been arrested more than 2,000 times and 27 supporters are currently in prison.
“We will not be intimidated by changes in the law or the government’s stance on tougher enforcement tactics. I understand that this is irrelevant if I am against the loss of
“The government can end this mess tomorrow if it agrees to stop new oil and gas licenses and consents.”
Action will follow Rishi Sunak’s report To order police chiefs to crack down on protesters who are causing chaos on British roads.as part of plans to kickstart his premiership.
Prioritizing the crackdown on protests will be part of the prime minister’s “Operation Get Tough” plan after Just Stop Oil, according to The Sunday Times. Repeatedly wreak havoc on the M25 earlier this month – and in further threats Protests leading up to Christmas.
Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Police said it was “determined to bring to justice all activists who have caused disruption and damage to London”.
On Sunday, Met Police Operations Commander Karen Findlay said:
“We understand there will be further disruptions in London as we head into Christmas from 28th November to 14th December. But we are fully prepared once again. Serious disruption to London.” We have a highly experienced team with robust police countermeasures to respond quickly and effectively in the event of an incident, as well as specialized officers capable of dealing with a variety of tactics, including advanced lock-on devices. increase.
“We always work with organizers to ensure that protests proceed safely. You haven’t shared how many people might be involved.
“Their actions are voluntary and can occur anywhere in the capital, so whether the actions occur or not, more officers should be used to respond.
She revealed that on October 1st alone, 11,923 police shifts were required to accommodate the Just Stop Oil campaign.
“These are officers who may be dealing with issues that are important to the community, such as responding to knife crime, protection, and robbery.”
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