Miliband’s Nick Clegg Tuition Fees Moment

“I made you a promise on tuition fees. I will keep my promise” said Ed Miliband on Friday as he outlined Labour’s plans to reduce student tuition fees to £6,000. But back during the Labour leadership election in 2010, one candidate could not have been clearer about where they stood on the issue: “I would introduce fairer funding for higher education through the abolition of fees and a new graduate tax”. So who was it explicitly promising “the abolition of fees”? That would be very the same Ed Miliband. “I made you a promise on tuition fees. I will keep my promise…”

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Lucy Allan explains her positive comments about the Brexit Party…

“If EU elections are held, Leave supporting voters will want to vote for Leave supporting candidates… Usual party loyalties will be eclipsed by the Leave v Remain divide. It’s good to see strong candidates in the Leave camp. However, I sincerely hope we leave the EU before these elections are held so that we can move on and not waste time and money on unnecessary EU elections.”


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