Transport Minister Simon Burns has been speaking to us about the Government's announcement to open bids to take over the running of the East Coast mainline.
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Labour leader Ed Miliband has defended plans to cap tuition fees after the policy was blasted as 'incompetent'.
Ed Miliband has just announced Labour's 'plans for young people', while David Cameron has pledged to protect pensioners.