Extinction Rebellion protest Shell deal at British Cycling AGM

Group promises more action against governing body’s controversial Shell sponsorship

Extrinction Rebellion protesters outside the Edgbaston Hotel in Birmingham protesting British Cycling's Shell UK deal
(Image credit: Extinction Rebellion)

Members of the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (XR) rallied outside British Cycling's annual general meeting on Sunday in protest of its partnership with oil and gas giant Shell UK.

Around 20 members of XR’s Midlands division protested at the Edgbaston Park Hotel in Birmingham yesterday morning. They let off green flares, banged drums and held a large banner with the words "no future in fossil fuels". 

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1