Climate Protesters Send Loud and Clear Message To ERYC

Climate Protesters Send Loud and Clear Message To ERYC
Climate Protesters Send Loud and Clear Message To ERYC

Climate protesters were outside County Hall in force. The aim of the protest was to drive home their message to .

Around 30 protesters, some affiliated to the group were calling for the local authority to declare a climate emergency.

Using a loud speaking they blasted out their message while also doing all they could to disturb the full council meeting happening in County Hall.

Protesters were also angry that they were not allowed into the chamber to attend a public meeting. Some people in looked stunned at what was happening while others seemed very supportive of the group.

One Councillor who was in the meeting said;

“You could certainly hear the protesters outside. While it may not be ideal you have to respect their rights to protest in a peaceful manner.”

is a serious issue. It does not just impact residents in the East Riding of Yorkshire but also everyone who lives on this planet.”

Sporting a number of placards. One drew attention to a planning application approved by the authority for an intensive pig farm. The protesters claim this approval means around 3,000 pigs are now being gassed at the facility.

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Other signs accused of ignoring the climate crisis issue.  They stated that ignoring it would not make it go away.

For councillors inside the chamber, it was impossible to ignore what was a peaceful yet loud protest. The group ensuring their voices were heard for two hours outside County Hall.

In June last year, the controlling Conservative Party wrecked a motion put forward. It called for the local authority to declare a climate emergency.

Those who put the motion forward claimed the Conservatives were out of touch on matters relating to . They also added that the future of the planet was not high on their lists.

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  1. These morons should be locked up and the key thrown away.how did they get to county hall not by foot which is the only eco friendly way of travel.They have NO i repeat NO public mandate for anything.Their entire philosophy is warped.

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