'Go to the Houses of Parliament': LBC caller gives his advice to Just Stop Oil

7 November 2022, 17:23

LBC caller gives his advice to Just Stop Oil

By Sam Sholli

This LBC caller advises Just Stop Oil to make politicians' lives a misery if they "really want to make a difference".

Rich in Maidstone spoke to LBC's Tom Swarbrick, after a Just Stop Oil protester released a teary video from the top of an M25 gantry.

In the video, Just Stop Oil activist Louise tells motorists they are "entitled to hate" her after the group brought much of the motorway to a standstill.

Rich told LBC's Tom Swarbrick: "I was stuck in the traffic this morning and luckily, you know, was able to get off whilst everything was going on with the police and things.

"However, I understand the frustration. I agree with the mission. However it's just the tactics that are used that is the thing that's annoying and it's dividing people and feeding into the government's plan in, you know, arresting these people."

READ MORE: Moment fireworks blasted at eco-activists causing travel chaos as they dangle on Dartford Crossing

READ MORE: Eco activists deny criminal damage over Van Gogh soup protest

Rich went on to say: "If you really want to make a difference - and this goes out to Louise if she's listening [and] Just Stop Oil - protest at Parliament Square, go to the Houses of Parliament.

"Make the lives of the politicians - the people who they're accusing of murdering people and can actually make a change in this country - make their lives a living hell. Then they will start taking you seriously.

"When you're making lives of ordinary people a living hell, it divides people."

He later said: "I want them to carry on, but in the right places."

More Tom Swarbrick

See more More Tom Swarbrick

A sister has described the moment she punched a crocodile to save her sister.

'I wasn't going to leave her behind': Twin recalls punching crocodile to save sister

Susan Hall has dismissed Ed Miliband's claim that she would be an 'embarrassment' to Britain as the next London mayor.

Susan Hall dismisses as 'nonsense’ after Ed Miliband said she would be an ‘embarrassment’ as London Mayor

UK should prepare for 'something close to war', Nato's deputy tells LBC, amid warning members have 'neglected defence'

UK should prepare for 'something close to war', Nato's Deputy General tells LBC, as he warns Russia 'cannot be trusted'

Emma Webber (left) speaking to LBC

Mother of Nottingham attack victim Barnaby Webber blasts police ‘mistruths’ after force is put in special measures

Lord Harrington said there should be a cap on the number of asylum seekers the UK takes.

Former refugees minister Lord Harrington calls for a cap on the number of asylum seekers the UK takes

Mel Stride has backed the PM

Rishi Sunak has 'absolutely not' betrayed nation over Rwanda plan, insists minister after Braverman's attack on PM

Tom and caller

'Our family is there': Mother shares heartbreaking experience of being a British Jew during Israel-Hamas conflict

The ban will be brought into effect in months

'Children should be in the classroom to learn': Gillian Keegan orders 'blanket ban' of mobile phones in schools

Tributes have been paid to Elianne after she was stabbed to death in Croydon

Fellow pupil of schoolgirl stabbed to death in Croydon describes heartbreaking moment students were told of her killing

Scotland's first safe drug consumption space set to be openned

'Isn't this just decriminalising heroin?': Tom Swarbrick questions Labour MSP over first safe drug consumption room

The education secretary discusses educational reforms with Tom Swarbrick

Shadow education secretary says 'Building Schools for the Future Programme' would have prevented Raac crisis

Tom Swabrick

'Is it not completely mental?': Tom Swarbrick astonished as schools shut due to crumble-risk concrete before new term

Exam results

Equation sheets given to GCSE cohort in attempt lessen reduced grade inflation blow, schools minister says

Crime commentator on Adam Provan

Internal review of rapist ex-Met officer is the equivalent of 'marking your own homework', says crime commentator

Education Secretary discuss new Eton free schools on LBC

‘Bailed out by Eton’: Education Secretary discusses new free schools with Tom Swarbrick

Lucy Letby: We have to know what went so 'catastrophically wrong' says Tom Swarbrick

Lucy Letby: We have to know what went so 'catastrophically wrong' says Tom Swarbrick