SDLP West Tyrone Candidate Daniel McCrossan has said that all SDLP MPs returned to Westminster will vote to reduce the tuition fees cap imposed by the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government.
Mr McCrossan said: “As a 26 year old recent graduate, I have experienced how difficult it is for young people to access higher education. Whether it’s the cost of living independently for the first time or the struggle of finding a job to finance study for at least three years, there are significant financial barriers to a university education.
“Those barriers have been raised by the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition after they blew the lid off the tuition fees cap in one of their first and most devastating attacks on working class families and students. We expected no different from the Tories but Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats betrayed themselves, their voters and the public by underhandedly rowing in behind Cameron in pursuit of power. (more…)Read More