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David Willetts on baton use at student fees protest

9 November 2011 Last updated at 12:52 GMT

The Universities Minister said the decision to use baton rounds at Wednesday's education fees protest in London was "an operational decision for the police."

David Willetts added: "But I have to say what we want to see is peaceful protests."

And he was pressed by Andrew Neil on the Daily Politics on his previous comments on the £9,000 fees to be charged at English universities.

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