16 October 2019
Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley was arrested this afternoon after joining climate activists in Whitehall speaking out against the banning of peaceful protest across London.
The ban has been enforced by the Met Police this week via a section 14 order.
A Green Party spokesperson said: "Climate chaos will end ecosystems and collapse our society. We have just 10 years to reduce our C02 emissions to safer levels and climate protesters are drawing attention to that. We all have a right to peaceful protest and we will continue to act to protect that right and draw attention to instances where democracy is threatened.”
Jonathan was arrested alongside environmentalist George Monbiot.