PROTESTERS from Extinction Rebellion have glued themselves around the Speaker’s chair in the House of Commons.
Climate activists are calling for a Citizens’ Assembly to bring together “ordinary people to investigate, debate and develop recommendations on how to respond to the climate emergency.”
BREAKING NEWS: Extinction Rebellion supporters huddle around the speakers chair in the Commons.
Now a speech is being read in the parliament with the demand to convene the Civic Assembly: “We are in a crisis. We can’t afford to go on like this…” pic.twitter.com/JqKBasRaCH
— Extinction Rebellion UK 🌍 (@XRebellionUK) September 2, 2022
In addition to the activists in the cell, others used bicycle locks to attach themselves to the fence outside the building.
Parliament is on holiday and most MPs will be away from the building.