Not such a blue meanie?

September 24, 2004

Meanwhile, Conservative leader Michael Howard is worrying about the bank accounts of the middle classes. He told Conservative Future at the weekend that Labour's plans were wrong because of their "mean-spirited means test". He pledged to scrap the test and keep maintenance grants for students on low incomes. Quite how you know who the poor students are without a means test he neglected to mention.

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