It is wrong for those at the top to take advantage of the generosity of government, students, and other, far less well-remunerated, academic staff.
I believe there are three means of improving this situation: maintenance grants, the criteria for maintenance loans, and scholarships and bursaries.
Without America’s clear split between elite institutions and public service providers, vice-chancellors are caught between very different sets of expectations.
More widespread availability of two-year degree courses would be a good start.
As the Conservatives anxiously mull their prospects with younger voters, shouldn’t they think a bit more about the two-thirds who don’t go to University?
As possibly the only Brexiteer in the Parliamentary Party’s One Nation group, I am also only too aware that this message must be accompanied by a successful EU negotiation.
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
That the Opposition are willing to risk alienating key supporters even whilst preparing for an early election shows how dangerous they think this policy is.
When I wrote on this website last year that we should not underestimate him, some ridiculed my argument. Now we have to educate a new generation about the dangers of Labour.
If the Conservatives spoke a progressive alliance, and meant it, they might be able to make some progress – and break down virulent anti-Toryism.
The Party should propose a radical shake-up of this system in which we aim to break the link from parental income to the overall loan.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
My generation are a generation who don’t watch TV and don’t read newspapers – but do watch YouTube and get their news from Facebook.
The second part of a ConHome mini-series on the future of technical education after this general election.
The basic principles of limited government, economic and civil liberties, freedom and equality under the law are almost entirely absent from her programme.