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Labour’s Dawn Butler defends tuition fee cut

Labour’s Dawn Butler defends tuition fee cut

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Labour’s initiative to reduce tuition fees might not be sufficient for university students. Sonal Gupta reports Labour has said it will reduce the tuition fees for university students from £9, 000 to £6,000 should it win the May election. It will reduce average graduate debt by nearly £9,000. However, there have been on-going debates on the benefits of tuition fee reduction on the future students. According to the reports some students believe that the reduction is not completely sufficient to help them pursue higher education. Some also believe that 16 and 17 year olds are  young and unaware to understand the significance of the policy.     Speaking to Westminster World prospective Parliamentary candidate for Labour in Brent Central, Dawn Butler says that the