Rishi Sunak promised the police "whatever they need" to put a stop to Just Stop Oil protests.

Rishi Sunak promised the police “whatever they need” to put a stop to Just Stop Oil protests.

Rishi Sunak has blasted the “completely unacceptable” disruption to people’s lives at the hands of eco protesters.

The PM vowed to give police “whatever powers they need” to crack down on protesters’ guerrilla tactics.

Mr Sunak and Home Secretary Suella Braverman met with police chiefs yesterday to discuss how to tackle demonstrators blocking the country’s roads.

Mr Sunak said: “We are currently giving the police new powers so that they can clamp down on these illegal protests.”

“A Whitehall source said Mr Sunak had made it “very clear” that some of the Just Stop Oil protests which repeatedly blocked the M25 last month “could have been handled better”.

Met Police Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley suggested that Just Stop Oil have become “much less assertive” as many of their leaders are among the 700 arrested recently.

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