On September 16, nine people who took part in a protest at London City Airport earlier in the month were sentenced for their actions.
All were given an 18-month conditional discharge for aggravated trespass by disrupting a person engaged in a lawful activity.
But was their punishment adequate, given they caused the grounding of 131 flights?
Paul Reynolds - Newham Liberal Democrats
The protesters’ claim was they were protesting against the contribution to climate change from City Airport.