Thousands rally over austerity

Whistles and flags have filled the streets of London today as thousands turned out for a TUC rally against the cuts.

It has come at a difficult time for the government with the loss of Andrew Mitchell and George Osborne being caught on the wrong ticket on a train back to the capital leaving them looking divorces from austerity Britain.

ITV News Political Correspondent Romily Weeks reports:

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Thousands rally against cuts

Tens of thousands are marching through central London to protest against Government spending cuts. Union leaders are calling it a building block towards a general strike. Protests are also being held in Belfast and Glasgow.