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Nicky Wishart, a pupil at Bartholomew School in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, pictured with mother Virginia Phelps, 11th December 2010.Police have apologised for taking the 12-year old boy out of lessons last week to question him about a planned picket outside David Cameron's constituency office. Nicky Wishart organised the protest in an attempt to save his youth club and 20 others in the area from closure in March, a consequence of ??4.2m of cuts in Oxfordshire county council's youth service s budget.Wishart set up a Facebook page with a 13-year-old friend to advertise the protest. It attracted more than 130 people, mainly children and young teenagers from surrounding youth clubs in the Witney area, where Cameron is the local MP.Five days before the peaceful picket, the school was contacted by anti-terrorist police after they saw the page, according to Wishart's mother, Virginia Phelps.Despite the threat of arrest, Wishart went ahead with the protest, 10th December 2010.

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