NUS president condemns the violence during tuition protest

There have been clashes between demonstrators and police in London, as students and lecturers protest against plans to treble tuition fees and cut university funding in England.

Protesters have broken into the building housing the Conservative Party headquarters in Westminster.

President of the National Union of Students, Aaron Porter told the BBC's Tim Wilcox he condemned the violence and added, "This was not part of our plan."

Footage filmed by Asif Khan.

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