Eco-protesters who hold motorists hostage by blockading roads will face jail sentences of up to six months, Priti Patel is to announce. The Home Secretary will on Tuesday unveil plans to increase the maximum penalty for obstructing a highway from a £1,000 fine to six months in prison. The move is also designed to prevent protest groups like Insulate Britain from mounting repeat blockades of roads even after they have been released on bail.
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EXTINCTION Rebellion activists have said they have “no choice” but to cause disruption in Glasgow during COP26. Thousands of delegates, world leaders and media will descend on the city during the first two weeks of November for the climate summit, which is being held at the SEC.
Herald 4th Oct 2021 read more »
Now eco-mob block the Blackwall Tunnel, Hanger Lane and Arnos Grove: Insulate Britain launch three-pronged attack on their ELEVENTH day of protests… 24 hours after ministers threatened six-month jail terms for protestors.
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