The bill has passed. The Tories and Liberal Democrats have just tripled tuition nationwide. And the response…
“Between 20 and 40 thousand people are expected today, and that’s just in London!”
“It looks like the police are quite seriously outnumbered by the protesters there.”
Close to parliament, riot police were forced to defend the Treasury after it briefly looked as if demonstrators could infiltrate the key government department.
Riot police were forced to block an opened window using shields in a bid to prevent demonstrators entering the building.
It followed protesters using rocks to smash open the window at the Treasury, in an angry reaction to the news from parliament that the coalition had won its tuition fees vote by a majority of 21.
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