A temporary injunction against protests granted to an oil company could be made permanent within weeks – but in a radically-reduced form from the original.
A High Court judge has approved major cuts to one of England’s widest-ranging injunctions against protests at oil and gas sites.
Lawyers for UK Oil & Gas said five women campaigners should be barred from trying to quash an injunction against protests at its sites in Surrey and Sussex.
A group of campaigners will argue at the High Court tomorrow (2/4/2020) that an oil company’s injunction against protest is “unlawful, unfair and breaches the rights to free speech”.
Lawyers for five opponents of oil and gas operations in southern England have applied to the High Court to strike out an interim injunction granted to UKOG against protests at its sites.
The oil company, UKOG, has listed 116 extra people who it says should be covered by a High Court injunction granted against protests at its drilling sites.
For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.