issue brief

Teachers’ pay

State school teachers are employed by Local Education Authorities or the governing bodies of their schools, but their pay and conditions are set centrally by the Education Secretary.Read More

Tobacco Advertising

Tobacco Advertising refers to the promotion of tobacco products, such as cigarettes, in the media and at retail outlets.Read More

Tobacco duty

Properly referred to as Tobacco Products Duty, but more widely known by its shortened name, Tobacco Duty is an excise duty charged on purchases of tobacco products.Read More

Tuition Fees

The Coalition government elected in May 2010 announced its intention to radically reform higher education and student finance. In November 2010 the new government outlined plans to raise the cap on tuition fees in England from 2012 to £6000 and up to £9000 "in exceptional cases".Read More