Tuition fees vote

The Government's plan to raise tuition fees to a maximum of £9,000 per year has been passed in the House of Commons with a majority of 21.

A second vote relating to the lower cap of £6,000, beyond which universities would be forced to put measures in place to aid poorer students also carried with a majority of 21.

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills' press release is at:

Read the Russell Group statement

Read the University of Leeds statement

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