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A future tax liability

The two things I was pressing for as part of the funding of student tuition have been announced today.

The first of these was to make the scheme more progressive so that those graduates who earn quite a lot more pay more than those who earn more than average. The second was to have some system whereby those who wish to pay upfront pay a premium and participate in burden sharing on an equitable basis.

That makes good progress down the route that I am looking for as a "fairer system" as I am pledged to do.

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John Hemming said…
For over 50% of graduates there will be no link between the fees and what they pay. Hence for them tuition fees have been scrapped.

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