Just Stop Oil have announced their relentless campaign has come to a halt today to give the government time to “consider their responsibilities”. Writing on Twitter, a spokesperson began: “From today, Just Stop Oil will halt its campaign of civil resistance on the M25. We are giving time to those in Government who are in touch with reality to consider their responsibilities to this country at this time.”
National Highways reported “multiple incidents” on Britain’s busiest motorway during the morning rush hour.
But they were resolved earlier than in previous stunts by the eco-zealots.
The response came the day after Home Secretary Suella Braverman called on police chiefs to take a tougher line with the protesters who brazenly break the law.
A spokesperson for Just Stop Oil continued on Twitter: “We ask that the Prime Minister consider his statement at COP27, where he spoke of the catastrophic threat posed by the ravages of global heating, the 33 million people displaced by floods in Pakistan, and the moral and economic imperative to honour our pledges.
He added: “Our working at heights team arrived within two minutes to provide support and it took a total of just 31 minutes before all lanes were re-opened completely.”
Commenting on the injured officer, Mr Anslow said: “I’m pleased to say that he is making a
After the crash, Essex Chief Constable BJ Harrington warned that it was “only a matter of time” before someone was killed due to a Just Stop Oil action.
At the start of yesterday’s morning rush hour, police swooped on a woman protester as she was about to climb up a gantry and lock herself on near Brentwood, Essex.