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November 15, 2000

Cubie warns of 'graduate tax'

Andrew Cubie, convenor of the independent inquiry in Scotland that proposed a £25,000 earnings threshold for contributions to a graduate endowment scheme, has warned that the Scottish Executive’s proposals for a £10,000 threshold smack of a “graduate tax”.

Committee to boost UK motor industry

Eleven universities are teaming up with the Department of Trade and Industry to set up an advisory committee for the automotive industry. The Universities and Colleges Automotive Association aims to help UK plc attract investment.

Morse creator launches diabetes centre

Colin Dexter, creator of Britain's most famous modern-day sleuth Inspector Morse, today launched a new diabetes care centre at Warwick University. TV viewers will witness Morse's death from complications relating to diabetes in a final episode to be screened on ITV tonight.

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