XR protests: Major police response planned for London

The Met Police say they will have to draw upon resources from across its entire force if planned Extinction Rebellion protests go ahead in London across the next fortnight.Protesters are expected to cause “significant disruption” to the capital as they pick up their placards and their megaphones once again in protests planned from August 22 to September 5.The environmental campaign group has indicated it will focus on the City of London during the demonstrations.Scotland Yard and City of London Police set out a plan on Friday ahead of the potential chaos.

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