EXTINCTION Rebellion protesters hung a banner on the burnt out West Pier this morning ahead of Labour opening their party conference at The Brighton Centre this weekend.

The banner reads “climate emergency, our house is on fire” with the Extinction Rebellion logo too.

Police and coastguard are on Brighton seafront currently. It is unclear if the banner will be taken down today.

The Argus: It is unclear when the banner will be taken down.It is unclear when the banner will be taken down.

This is not the first time Extinction Rebellion have protested at the Labour annual conference. The climate action group protested outside The Brighton Centre in a march in 2019.

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The Labour Party annual conference runs from September 25, until Wednesday September 29.

The Argus: Coastguard on the beach this morning.Coastguard on the beach this morning.

The annual conference is a voting conference, attended by delegates from constituencies, trade unions, and socialist societies voting on policies put forward at the national policy forums, as well as a number of motions put forward by constituencies.

In addition to the voting taking place in the main hall, there are also keynote speeches from all areas of the party, culminating in leader’s speech at the close of conference.

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