Climate hunger striker expresses shock at being ignored by ministers

Angus Rose starved himself for more than five weeks outside parliament until Green MP Caroline Lucas arranged compromise

The climate hunger striker who starved himself for more than five weeks outside parliament has said he did not expect ministers would ignore his demands and potentially let him die.

Angus Rose had said he would not eat until Greg Hands, the energy minister, arranged for Sir Patrick Vallance, the chief scientist, to give politicians and, via broadcast, the public, the climate change briefing he gave to Boris Johnson before the Cop26 climate summit.

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