A furious driver tied up an Insulate Britain protester with their own banner in a video released today as clips emerge of motorists taking the protests into their own hands.
After weeks of travel chaos on motorways around London, drivers have reached breaking point with many dragging protesters away and one enraged mum driving into them in another video released today.
Footage shows a man dragging a woman off the road while another ties up an orange bibbed protester to the metal railing, all under the blare of angry horns.
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The video is captioned: “We understand the public’s frustration. We feel for them too. We just want Boris Johnson to get on with the job and insulate Britain so that we can stop fuel poverty and protect future generations everywhere.”
The group have drawn the ire of car owners across the UK in recent weeks due to their controversial tactics, with critics pointing out their methods are stopping vital emergency services.
The group have also reportedly called police on themselves to cause even more disruption.
So far they have blocked the M25, M1, M4, and the Port of Dover, and other routes into London like the Blackwall Tunnel and Wandsworth Bridge.
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Their key demands include the government insulating all social housing in Britain by 2025, and commit to funding a low carbon, low energy, retrofit of all UK homes by 2030.
Today the group released a statement acknowledging their recent disruption and their success in bringing home insulation into national debate, whilst also likening themselves to the suffragettes.
They said: “We will continue to support the ordinary, resolute people that have taken part in our campaign.
“They have faced violence, intimidation, threats and had their lives splashed across the nation’s papers because they refused to be bystanders to the destruction of our country, because they refused to simply watch while the fate of humanity was determined by government cowardice and treason. “
Insulate Britain were also approached to comment on this incident.
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