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PremierLeague-News.Com - Footage shared online shows dozens of eco-zealots banging on drums and chanting while forming a human chain at the main gates of the All Nations Centre in Cardiff, Wales.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A coalition of protesters including Extinction Rebellion, People's Assembly and Stand Up To Racism have attempted to block the main entrance to tonight's Tory party hustings. Footage shared online shows dozens of eco-zealots banging on drums and chanting while forming a human chain at the main gates of the All Nations Centre in Cardiff, Wales. But while the start of the event was delayed, protestors were too late to majorly disrupt proceedings as both Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss had already entered the building. Both candidates are in the Welsh capital to win support of some of the 160,000 Conservative Party members who will vote to determine Britain's next Prime Minister in September.Protesters held up signs reading 'never Truss a Tory' while another read: 'They will f*** you over Sunak or later'. One protestor dressed as Ms Truss, donning a blonde bob wig and blue skirt and matching blouse. Referencing the PM hopeful's rapid U-turn on public sector pay cuts this week, she held up a sign reading: 'I thought it was perfectly OK to cut nurses and teachers' pay.' Some held up signs reading 'never Truss a Tory' while another read: 'They will f*** you over Sunak or later.' Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss are in the Welsh capital to win support of some of the 160,000 Conservative Party members who will vote to determine Britain's next Prime Minister in September One protestor dressed as Ms Truss, donning a blonde bob wig and blue skirt and matching blouse A protester is handled by a police officer as he lays on the ground outside Tory hustings on Wednesday evening The hustings, which had been scheduled do start at 7pm, have now been delayed due to the ongoing protest. The venue had not been made public in the hours leading up to the sold-out event. Ms Truss and Mr Sunak will take part in a debate in front of Conservative Party members. A total of 30 noisy protestors had arrived at the centre but were reportedly outnumbered by local members of the ready for Rishi campaign.Two protestors were manhandled off the site and kept behind a police barricade of 15 officers. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Now ANOTHER drag queen reveals he's been targeted with death.
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.. Police call for anyone who missed work or doctors'... Share this article Share The protest was kept off the premises and the Tories gathering inside were only slightly disturbed by the banging of drums.Extinction Rebellion activists were later joined by campaigners from the Peoples Assembly and Stand Up to Racism who shouted slogans aimed at Britain's cost of living crisis.Earlier Mr Sunak came outside the building to rally his troops and raise a cheer for former Tory leader Michael Howard who is supporting his leadership campaign.Meanwhile, Ms Truss sneaked in through a side door after being deposited outside by a black Range Rover.The protestors said they took 'equal issue' with both candidates.Extinction Rebellion Cymru spokesperson David France said: 'Neither is up to the job. We are choosing between heating and eating despite record profits for oil and gas companies, all while flooding and wildfires rage across the planet.'Neither of these unelected Prime Ministers would give us anything other than more of this suffering for everyday people'.
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