Labour has announced plans to cut tuition fees to £6,000 a year if the party wins the General Election on May 7.
The Tories’ tuition fees plan has failed – piling debt onto students & on the public purse. I’ll cut fees to £6,000 pic.twitter.com/hpVWljfxgv
— Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) February 27, 2015
It didn’t take long for the coalition to claim there were holes in Labour’s plans though…
Labour’s ill-thought-out tuition fees policy would damage our universities and our economy – and hardworking taxpayers would pay the price.
— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) February 27, 2015
Labour’s plan to cap maximum tuition fees to £6,000-a-year is deeply regressive and will only benefits the wealthiest graduates — Lib Dem Press Office (@LibDemPress) February 27, 2015
Meanwhile, the Greens say Labour’s plans don’t go far enough…
— The Green Party (@TheGreenParty) February 27, 2015
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