Daisy Dunn

Just Stop Oil’s protest is doomed to fail

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Activists from the 'Just Stop Oil' campaign group glue themselves to 'The Hay Wain' by John Constable in December 2022 (Credit: Getty images)

The eco-mob is at it again. Members of the protest group Just Stop Oil have progressed from blocking fuel terminals to disrupting the British Grand Prix and gluing themselves to the frames of paintings in galleries and museums across the country. To which anyone with even the vaguest recollection of the traffic-stopping stunts of Insulate Britain must sigh, ‘Not very original’.

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