Third of Labour candidates join fees rebellion

“More than 200 Labour candidates including a clutch of former ministers have joined an eve-of-election revolt over university tuition fees. Roberta Blackman-Woods, the parliamentary aide to David Lammy, the universities minister, is among more than 1,000 candidates, from across party lines, who signed a pledge to oppose any attempt to lift the cap on fees, if elected …” (more)

[John Bingham, Daily Telegraph, 27 April]

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