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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Cable: Repayment tied to earnings
Cable mulls ‘graduate tax’

By politics.co.uk staff Rumours of a graduate tax were substantiated today, when Vince Cable delivered a speech on the future of higher education. A new system, whereby students would pay back their tuition through taxes once they start work, with higher earners paying more, is envisaged to solve the problem of university funding. The business… Read more »

Leading universities want the government to raise fees
Raise tuition fees, say universities

By Tobias Benedetto Leading universities want the cap on tuition fees to be lifted amid fears that higher education budgets may be slashed this summer. The Russell Group of the 20 top colleges in the country has advised the government to lift the annual limit of £3,225 and is also suggesting raising interest rates on… Read more »