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It’s not for Sunak to save students from themselves

17 July 2023

10:25 PM

17 July 2023

10:25 PM

Rishi Sunak is not wrong to write, as he does in the Telegraph today, that too many young people are being ‘ripped off’ by poor-quality university courses, and that many would be better signing up for apprenticeships. But should a Conservative government really be threatening to tell the universities what to do?

David Cameron’s tuition fee hike was meant to make discerning consumers out of university applicants.

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