Ket­tle trap for Green

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Councilelections -

A GREEN Party can­di­date had to race against time to cast his vote af­ter be­ing stuck in a po­lice “ket­tle” at a protest in London. Paul Furn­bor­ough (23), who stood in the East Ward, at­tended the Cli­mate Jus­tice Col­lec­tive’s Big Six En­ergy Bash in the cap­i­tal yes­ter­day, but be­came wor­ried about mak­ing it home af­ter po­lice be­gan block­ing the pro­test­ers. He said: “Thank­fully I got back into the city at 5.30pm to cast my vote, I was wor­ried that I wouldn’t be able to make it. It (the protest) was com­pletely peace­ful.”

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