Protests greet PM

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PRIME Minister David Cameron’s visit inspired a raucous Wigan welcome from demonstrators massed in front of Wigan and Leigh College.

Save Wigan A and E protesters joined Ince Bedroom Tax group and anti-fracking pressure groups in front of a sea of trade union flags, banners and hand held insults to the coalition chief.

Protesters against the visit of prime minister David Cameron to the Youth Zone

Protesters against the visit of prime minister David Cameron to the Youth Zone

Whether on the instruction of his security staff or a deliberate decision to avoid the protesters, the PM arrived out of sight of the demonstrators.

He avoided the main entrance entered the Wigan Youth Zone complex - and left - through a side entrance on the blocked off Mesnes Park Terrace.

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