Hard facts on hardship

November 20, 1998

(Photograph) - Hard facts on hardship: Helen McNeill, 25, with her daughter Abigail, two, joined the National Union of Students anti-tuition fees demonstration in Glasgow last week. Ms McNeill, a single mother, was accepted on to an Edinburgh University postgraduate teacher training course, but had to defer entry as she could not find childcare. She said that her financial circumstances may prevent her going next year.

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