Nick Clegg's 'regret' over student fees situation

Help

Nick Clegg has said he "massively regrets" finding himself in a situation where he had to break his promise on abolishing tuition fees, a decision he had "really struggled" with.

The deputy prime minister made the comments during an interview with the BBC's Jeremy Vine on Radio 2.

At the same time, thousands of youths took to the streets around the UK to protest at the rising costs of attending university.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.