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Cameron vows 'social fightback' in response to riots

David Cameron is promising a "social fightback" in response to the widespread rioting and looting in England last week.

Speaking in his constituency this morning he said he is determined to take on and defeat the long-standing social problems that he believes led to the violence.

The Labour leader, Ed Miliband has accused the government of "knee jerk gimmicks".

The BBC's political correspondent Ben Wright reports.

  • 15 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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