Owen Smith’s revival of the graduate tax idea is the latest attempt to find an ugly compromise between tuition fees and free education. Politicians need to chose one or the other, argues Will Cooling.
Will Cooling has ten years of experience within higher education policy. He is also a freelance writer who regularly contributes to Fighting Spirit Magazine, and whose work has appeared on Fox Sports and New Statesman. He blogs about politics at http://itcouldbesaid.wordpress.com.
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