Climate activists ambush Liz Truss hustings speech, shouting ‘shame on you’

The Foreign Secretary described the protesters as ‘infiltrators’ (Picture: Getty Images)

Liz Truss has vowed to clamp down on ‘unfair protests’ after a small group of climate activists disrupted her speech at a Tory leadership hustings.

The five protesters in Eastbourne, East Sussex, were believed to be from the Green New Deal Rising group.

They heckled Ms Truss over climate change and energy bills and could be heard shouting ‘shame on you’ and calling for a Green New Deal.

The Foreign Secretary described them as ‘infiltrators’, before vowing to clamp down on ‘militant trade unions’ and ‘unfair protests’.

This is a breaking news story – more to follow.

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