ref date:10 Apr 1998 (EDU)
Labour initiates wrecking ball onto Scottish Universities
Another example of Labour breaking its manifesto pledge on education
Scotland's distinct system of higher education is now on the endangered species list as New Labour plans to introduce tuition fees and abolish maintenance grants.
Luminaries from many prestigious Scottish universities are unhappy at Londons attitude, but what else can they expect after Blair said THIS
The Committee of Scottish Higher Education Principals says the in depth 4 years honours degree system may well vanish into the shorter ( and less productive) 3 year system that Westminster has forced onto England.