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Intense five-hour debate cranked up the tension before the tuition fees vote
MPs agonise in tuition fees debate

By Alex Stevenson, Peter Wozniak and Ian Dunt An angry and emotional five-hour debate in the Commons preceded the crunch vote on tuition fees. Wavering rebels sought to explain their dilemmas as party whips and senior officials sought to frantically convince them to vote with the government or abstain. The debate became increasingly tense in… Read more »

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No let-up in heckling as Cable struggled on
Tuition fees sketch: Carnage in the Commons

Vince Cable and co clung on grimly as the anger of a tumultuous, chaotic, unruly Commons swirled all around. By Alex Stevenson We’ve heard all the arguments before. This was just as well, for it was near impossible to hear Cable make a complete point uninterrupted by the shouting and jeers of the opposition. The… Read more »