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LibLink: Tim Farron – In 2010, we promised to deliver the Pupil Premium. In 2015, I want us to promise to deliver the Student Premium

Tim Farron speaking - Some rights reserved by Liberal DemocratsLib Dem party president Tim Farron has given his personal backing to the Lib Dems promising a Student Premium – modelled on the well-received Pupil Premium – at the next election. First proposed by his colleague Stephen Williams, Tim writes the Student Premium “could potentially change the game in terms of student uptake, especially from disadvantaged backgrounds”. Here’s an excerpt of his article for the April issue of the magazine, Politics First:

The Pupil Premium is being delivered only because the Liberal

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    There has been much comment about the potential end of the Tory party. But looking at tonight’s results they seem strong and it is Labour...
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    The Liberal Party lost two leaders in a general elections (1922 and 1945) and Tim was close to losing his in 2017 (down to a...
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    Dan ... probably the latter I'm afraid. Though it would have made no difference to the overall result on the night i.e. Tory majority
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