Students have not forgiven the Liberal Democrats for raising tuition fees

 

It was a familiar experience for Nick Clegg. On May 2nd Piers Morgan, a daytime television host, harangued the former leader of the Liberal Democrats on his decision to treble student tuition fees in 2011 as part of a Conservative-Lib Dem government. Before the election in 2010, his party had promised to scrap tuition fees. How after that, Mr Morgan asked, could Mr Clegg dare to pose as a “shining bastion of non-cynicism” in the “cesspit of cynicism” that is Westminster? 

 

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