THE podcast: General Election 2019 – manifesto breakdown

THE deputy news editor John Morgan wades through the party manifestos and discusses how the parties’ proposals will affect higher education

November 29, 2019
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The General Election is fast approaching and the party manifestos are finally out. Labour is promising to cut tuition fees, the Conservatives want more of a focus on science and the Liberal Democrats would rather not mention HE at all. But what are all of the parties really offering for higher education and how are they proposing to achieve their aims? 

THE’s deputy news editor, John Morgan, talks us through the main parties’ manifestos, providing an essential breakdown of what they are pledging and where they are lacking, and analyses what such promises could mean for higher education. 

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