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by Peter Hallward, The Times Education Supplement

13 December 2010

Peter Hallward describes why he joined the demonstration on 9 December, and gives his personal account of how events unfolded that day

Last Thursday, the government passed one of the most reactionary and ill-conceived pieces of legislation in this country’s history. At a stroke, the increase in tuition fees promises to destroy publicly funded further and higher education in England, and to consolidate one of the most far-reaching shifts of power and opportunity that has ever been engineered in a so-called democracy. Read More »