Britons protest against Tories’ austerity cuts

Hundreds of Britons have staged anti-austerity protests against the new Conservative government’s planned cuts to public spending.

Some 1,000 people marched in the central city of Sheffield on Saturday to express opposition against the planned cuts of 30 billion pounds.

Protesters chanted, “You say cutback, we say fight back,” and, “No ifs no buts no education cuts.”

The demonstrators also chanted slogans against the privatization of Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) and cuts to disability allowances.

The Green Party leader, Natalie Bennett, took part in the protest march, which ended at the city center where she spoke to the crowd, saying, “We’re angry and determined to fight.”

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