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By Alex Stevenson The government has won the tuition fees vote, but its majority has been slashed from a notional 84 to just 21. Ministers managed to persuade 323 MPs to back them, while the Labour opposition and Lib Dem and Tory rebels combined to win 302 votes. A second motion, that draft regulations implementing… Read more »

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By Alex Stevenson, Peter Wozniak and Ian Dunt The tuition fees vote has prompted fresh outbursts of violence among student protesters in Parliament Square and beyond. After an afternoon and evening of clashes between riot police and protesters in Parliament Square, fighting started to break out throughout the centre of the capital. In Trafalgar Square… Read more »