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LVP expresses concern over university decision

Tue, 27 Nov 2012

Peter Karran
Peter Karran

Government needs to get its priorities right – that’s according to the Liberal Vannin Party after it emerged Island students may have to pay tuition fees.

The Department of Education and Children is putting proposals to Tynwald next month which if approved would see all students pay at least £2,500 per year towards their education.

Party leader Peter Karran says it is a step backwards and could result in only the rich being able to afford to go to university.

He says although there is no denying cuts have to be made there are other areas which should be targeted.

The former Education Minister says this wouldn’t have happened on his watch:

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