Extinction Rebellion activists scale Labour HQ

Extinction Rebellion activists scale Labour HQ and hold up ‘Cut Ties to Fossil Fuels’ banner as they set off smoke grenades and douse front steps in black paint

Extinction Rebellion activists have set off smoke grenades from the roof of Labour’s HQ.

Members of environmental campaign group also painted the front steps black on Monday morning.

Protesters say they are demanding that the party commit to cancelling new oil and gas licences announced by Rishi Sunak this year.

One activist tied himself to a handrail outside the party’s offices on Blackfriar’s Road, London.

Extinction Rebellion activists scaled Labour's HQ in London and let off smoke grenades

Despite pledging to ban new oil and gas licences, Sir Keir Starmer has reportedly told the Norwegian government-owned giant Equinor, he will not stop development at Rosebank oil field.


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