Tories pledge to raise tuition fee repayment threshold to £25,000

As well as freezing annual tuition fees at £9,250

 

Theresa May has announced plans to raise the income level which triggers student loan repayments from £21,000 to £25,000 a year.

 

The Conservative government has also promised to freeze undergraduate tuition fees at the current rate of £9,250.

 

At the start of the Conservative party conference held in Manchester today, Theresa May stated:

 

“We are pledging to help students with an immediate freeze in maximum fee levels and by increasing the amount graduates can earn before they start paying their fees back."

 

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