Anti- cuts protestors have taken to the streets in two major demonstrations in the North west.
Trades Union members joined protest groups marching in Manchester and Liverpool against the Chancellor's Autumn statement, claiming the poorest are being hardest hit.
Victoria Grimes reports.
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