UK Daily Mail
October 25, 2011
An activist at the centre of the Occupy London protest camp is the son of a rich property developer, it has emerged.
Jack Hartcup, who is studying a philosophy degree, has played a major part in the demonstrations against capitalism outside St Paul’s Cathedral and at the Dale Farm illegal travellers’ site.
But until three years ago, the 21-year-old student was living in one of his father’s £1.5millon apartments in North London.
He has insisted he does not share his 54-year-old father’s ideals.
‘I’m an anarchist and I don’t believe in leadership,’ he said.
‘I’m not set to inherit this fortune. I don’t believe in property.
This article was posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 7:39 am