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Priest arrested in Just Stop Oil slow march

by Kelly Valencia
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A priest from Macclesfield was among those arrested during the Just Stop Oil slow march that disrupted traffic in London on Monday.

Rev Bill White was one of 34 people marching through Ealing, Hammersmith, Elephant and Castle, Bayswater, and Victoria before police dissolved the protest.

The 68-year-old priest and grandfather said he had taken to the roads to demand “no new oil, gas or coal”.

“It’s not fair that others are suffering and dying, because of our addiction to burning oil,” he said.

“Our disgraced government can’t get this right without our help. They hear the message of the oil industry loud and clear, now they need to hear the voices of ordinary people, your voice,” he continued.

The group has completed up to seven marches a day, six days a week since 24th April.


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