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Climate crisis protesters block slip roads on M25 motorway

Climate crisis protesters have reportedly clashed with furious drivers after blocking a number of slip roads on the M25 motorway.

Insulate Britain – an offshoot of Extinction Rebellion – is holding demonstrations at a number of locations including Hertfordshire, Surrey and Kent this morning.

Demonstrators have been filmed sitting in the middle road at Junction 20 in Kings Langley, blocking access to the roundabout from both sides.

There are reports of similar demonstrations at Junction 3 in Swanley, Junction 6 in Godstone and Junction 14 at Heathrow.

Surrey Police confirmed it was at the scene of the incident but no arrests have yet been made.

The force tweeted: “We’re currently overseeing a protest at J6 M25 reported just before 8am.

“No of protesters from Insulate Britain are at the location, slip road closed+diversion being set up.

“No arrests made at this stage. Pls avoid the area for the time being.”

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