Prime Minister Blair answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. Questions focused on university tuition fees. British universities are heavily subsidized by the government and higher education is mostly free. Blair has proposed a raise in the tuition cap that universities can charge students. His plan has students paying tuition following graduation, once they are employed. The so-called top-up fees are facing opposition from the Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, and from some MPs within Blair’s Labour Party. close
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Debate on Student's Tuition Fees
Members of the House of Commons debated increases in university tuition fees.
British television news coverage of protests over government plans to raise university tuition fees was shown.
Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. Topics included the…
Prime Minister Tony Blair answered questions from members of his party and the opposition. Conservative Party Leader David Cameron…