The band The 1975 has been accused of hypocrisy by a Conservative MP ahead of their upcoming world tour.

David TC Davies posted a letter on Twitter, questioning whether the group would travel via train and boat instead of on planes.

The band has backed climate change groups, such as Extinction Rebellion, and recently recorded an essay with Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

The band’s manager said Mr Davies is seeking “five minutes of fame”.

In the letter, Monmouth MP Mr Davies said: “We must silence any mean-minded sceptics who think it’s a tad hypocritical to preach on the evils of carbon emissions one minute – then jet across the globe the next!”

He also questioned if they would be travelling on the Trans-Siberian Express through Asia or “on a

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