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The SNP is failing Scotland’s poorest students

On tuition fees the government's policy is flashy, boastful—and entirely short-signed

By Ruth Davidson  

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon enjoys a cup of tea with Alex Salmond while on the General Election campaign trail in Inverurie in the Gordon constituency ©Andrew Milligan/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Could for-profit “challenger institutions” improve higher education?

Vanity and hubris were never far from Alex Salmond’s side in his time as Scotland’s First Minister. Indeed, when it came to his own favourite policies, the vanity was cast…

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