Iain Pears

Iain Pears’s latest book is Stone’s Fall, a novel.

After Browne

Iain Pears, 17 March 2011

Attempts to alter the government’s policy on tuition fees have failed. Dreamed up by Labour, then embraced by the new Coalition government, the proposed reforms triggered large student demonstrations, but these had no impact on any constituency of real influence either in the universities or in politics. Many university vice-chancellors, terrified by the prospect of sizeable deficits,...

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