In his second piece on Higher Education, the former Universities Minister looks at how they might be tweaked – and why the alternatives are reactionary, expensive or both.
Posts by David Willetts
David Willetts is Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation, and a former Minister for Universities and Science, attending Cabinet.
David Willetts: Less money for universities and more for training. This view is simple, seductive – and wrong. Here’s why.
In the first of two pieces on Higher Education, the former Universities Minister argues that the conventional account of how fees and funding works is mistaken.
I am an optimist: I believe that we respond more immediately and sympathetically to appeals to the needs of future generation than almost any other political argument