My Letter to the Met and Mayor Regarding the Extinction Rebellion Protests

As a Foreign Office Minister whose portfolio covers climate change, I know better than most the need to take urgent action to address this most serious of issues.

Nevertheless, on the fourth day of climate change protests that have brought parts of central London to a standstill, I have written to Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and the Mayor of London calling for a tougher approach to be taken against the those who, despite fair warning, insist on protesting in this anti-social way.

Read my letter by clicking here.