The government announced today it was reviving plans to make the popular protest technique of locking on a criminal offence.
Nine protesters from Insulate Britain – the group campaigning for a national home insulation programme – have been jailed for breaching a court order banning them from protesting on the M25.
Talks focussed on energy at the fifth day of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow. The COP president says “the end of coal is in sight” and there’s a commitment by some countries to end public funding for unabated fossil fuels.
Priti Patel outlines plans to curb disruptive protests – they could lead to “unfair and arbitrary” arrests, say opponents
Courts will get new powers aimed at deterring disruptive protests, the home secretary announced this morning.