Protesters Demand Anti-Austerity: Foreshadowing of British Politics to Come?

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The public gathered in London in what is being described by the Met as an The public gathered in London in what is being described by the Met as an “unplanned protest”

In the wake of the recent election, protesters took to the streets across the country just 48 hours after David Cameron’s return to Downing Street. The call of these disenfranchised campaigners? An end to the austerity that will surely follow another 5 years of Conservative rule.

Whilst relatively humble in number, with only an estimated 100 gathering outside Conservative headquarters, although later reports have described the protesters in their thousands, and 200 joining the rally in Cardiff, the people have made their point well known with placards promising to “pledge to resist” and demanding an end to the damaging cuts and privatizations that are already underway following the previous LibCon coalition.

Green smoke bombs were thrown at officers by the group of protesters Green smoke bombs were thrown at officers by the group of protesters

The clashes that took place outside Downing Street were reported…

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