‘Climate change’ protesters interrupt Philip Hammond’s speech at annual London dinner for City bankers and finance workers
- The Chancellor left the room when the protests started as he waited for security
- They appeared to be wearing red sashes with climate change messages on them
- Protesters were heard clapping and chanting at Mansion House in London
‘Climate change’ protesters have stormed an event in central London this evening where Chancellor Philip Hammond was due to give a speech.
Someone can be heard shouting: ‘You have made your point now so if you could kindly leave.’
During the disruption, with the protesters clapping and chanting, the Chancellor left the room while he waited for security to deal with the situation.
A group of women were seen lined up wearing red dresses, and also had sashes which displayed climate change messages.
Despite the disruption, Mr Hammond continued with his speech with a smile on his face.
Protesters disrupted the dinner which was being held at Mansion House – which is in the city of London
Mr Hammon was disrupted by the protesters but seemed to be in good spirits despite the distraction
One woman was seen being ushered out of the room where a dinner was being held for City bankers