Students warn against return of fees

Ireland“Attempts by the Government to reintroduce third-level education fees will be punished by student voters in this summer’s local and European elections, the president of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) warned yesterday. Shane Kelly said that, should Minister for Education Batt O’Keeffe put forward proposals to charge or tax students, the union would tell its 200,000 members to vote against the Government parties in the June 5th elections …” (more)

[Steven Carroll, Irish Times, 7 April]

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