Protesters target Tory party conference

Protesters demonstrated against government cuts in central Birmingham
Protesters demonstrated against government cuts in central Birmingham Credit: PA
The protests marked the first day of the Conservative conference
The protests marked the first day of the Conservative conference Credit: PA

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Cameron signals further cuts

The Conservative Party's annual conference opened in Birmingham today. David Cameron ruled out the 'mansion tax' saying this 'not going to happen.' He also signalled that additional benefit cuts would be necessary to fight the deficit.