Universities minister Jo Johnson has criticised Labour’s plan to scrap tuition fees, saying:
‘The only winners from scrapping tuition fees would be wealthy graduates – not the disadvantaged pupils whose interests Labour claim to have at heart’.
‘Labour are betraying young people – they’ve already broken their promise on student debt, and now their tuition fee policy has been exposed as damaging for young people’.
These comments come after a report by the Centre for Policy Studies think tank said that Scotland’s policy of free tuition had led to fewer students from poor backgrounds attending university.
Mr. Johnson continued:
‘The reality is that under the Conservatives, there are more disadvantaged students going to university than ever before, and Jeremy Corbyn’s plans would put this at risk’.
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