Extinction Rebellion pyjDRAMAS! Tory Lord Confronts Protests in his dressing FROWN

A millionaire Tory who sits in the House of Lords argued with Extinction Rebellion protesters in his dressing gown in the street.

Andrew Fraser, made a life peer by David Cameron in 2016, confronted the climate change activists in his white gown and slippers.

Tory Lord Andrew Fraser confronts protesters while in a dressing gown and slippers (Image: Jeremy Selwyn / Evening Standard)

Lord Fraser, 72, was a treasurer for the Conservative Party and has previously been described as a ‘major donor’ to the party.

It is reported he shouted at protesters in Westminster but the nature of the full exchange with the drum-banging activists is currently not known.

In photos he could be seen brandishing his fists towards them and gesticulating in his bath robe.

Lord Andrew Fraser shook his fists at the protesters in Westminster (Image: Jeremy Selwyn / Evening Standard)
The drum-banging protesters in Westminster (Image: Jeremy Selwyn / Evening Standard)

One plucky protester even tried to hand him a flyer for their cause.

It has been reported that Lord Fraser lives in a posh townhouse on Lord North Street in Westminster.

Extinction Rebellion activists have been warned by police to move on or face arrest.

Many of those who blocked Horseferry Road overnight were warned they will be arrested unless they move to nearby Trafalgar Square, as police seek to avoid a second day’s disruption which saw parts of central London virtually cut off to traffic.

Lord Fraser of Corriegrath (pictured) is a former Conservative treasurer and has been described as a ‘major donor’ to the party (Image: Jeremy Selwyn / Evening Standard)
One protester tried to hand the millionaire lord a flyer (Image: Jeremy Selwyn / Evening Standard)

Some determined activists glued themselves to the Department for Transport building in Westminster as police swept in, a tactic used during similar protests in the UK earlier this year and across the rest of the world since a fortnight of international action began on Monday.

The Met Police said it had arrested 319 people on Monday, easily surpassing the 122 arrests made on the first day of similar protests in the capital in April.

However, Scotland Yard was unable to provide further details on what people were arrested on suspicion of.

Around 200 protesters are thought to have camped in tents overnight on Horseferry Road and the surrounding area.

It came after Boris Johnson described the protesters as “uncooperative crusties”, and called on them to abandon their “hemp-smelling bivouacs”.

Written by Dr Jamie Branson

I provide a broad spectrum of news to View TV News whilst taking stories from the public and allowing people to hear about the real news every day of the week. Check out more at https://viewtvnews.com

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