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From The Socialist newspaper, 3 November 2010

Birmingham youth protest

On 28 October people walking home through Birmingham city centre were met by the sight of young people with banners and placards reading "no to cuts - fund our future" and "Cameron: on your bike!"

The protest was organised by Socialist Students and Youth Fight for Jobs, in reaction to the government's plans to slash university funding by 80% and more than double the cap on tuition fees.

Within minutes of setting up, some local college students came over and offered to help hand out leaflets and collect signatures, whilst several university students came along to support the protest.

The plan is to take the campaign against fees and cuts into as many universities and colleges in the city as possible, and to let Cameron and Co know that we won't be a lost generation!

Nich Brook-Hart, Birmingham Socialist Students

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