The former minister upholds tuition fees, points out that these are good for the poor, and attacks academic resistance to competition.
The uncomfortable question is this: has the push for expansion altered the nature of these institutions? If not, why do they tolerate jaw-dropping illiberality?
I have an assumption that most Britons aren’t especially keen to describe themselves, voluntarily, in this way. A quick and very unscientific vox pop didn’t contradict my assumption