ECO loons blocked more roads yesterday — with a mum screaming they were delaying a sick child as traffic ground to a halt.
لكن اجتمع الشرطة Assistant Commissioner Matt Twist said people should not “directly intervene” with protesters — despite the “significant disruption and frustration”.
أضاف: “I know the public have had enough of a small number of people disrupting them. They are affecting people’s businesses and lives.
“I would urge the public to call us. We are determined to bring those causing chaos and disruption to justice.”
He added the force had arrested 651 people while responding to Just Stop Oil stunts since October 1 — accounting for more than 7,900 ضابط shifts.
Protesters are demanding the Government halts all new oil and gas licences and consents, but their stunts have infuriated motorists.
في. يوم السبت, drivers were filmed pulling the posh protesters from streets in Kensington, غرب لندن.
And yesterday, near Spitalfields, officers started making arrests and moving protesters.
Activist Ben Humphrey, 56, a nurse in نوتنغهام, قالت: “I’m here because I’m terrified of the future.”
الأكثر قراءة في الشمس
As part of a month-long campaign of direct action, Just Stop Oil have blocked roads in various locations.
Members of the public lined up to slam the zealots and back drivers on وسائل التواصل الاجتماعي.
Ann Morris غرد: “Most people are aware of climate change but many don’t have time to be stopped from going about their lives because they will lose wages.”
قال آخر: “These are ordinary people, trying to go about their daily lives you’re disrupting and antagonising.”
“There need to be severe punishments. They are ruining lives and need to be heavily fined.
“They need to go to السجن. That is the only solution for this.”