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Lib Dems say they would block Labour from cutting tuition fees in any future coalition

Lib Dems say they would block Labour from cutting tuition fees in any future coalition | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The Liberal Democrats would block Labour from cutting university tuition fees to £6,000 if the parties went into coalition after the next election, a senior party figure has indicated.
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Grim prediction for Lib Dems makes new coalition less likely

Clegg’s MPs are not as popular as they think - study suggests fewer than 20 will survive election

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Article cites a study that analysed early data from the ESRC-funded British Election Study

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Labour could embark on spending spree after General Election

Labour could embark on spending spree after General Election | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The Institute for Fiscal Studies has found that Labour's plans for the economy are significantly 'looser' than the Conservatives
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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) receives funding from the ESRC.

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How do those of us who want Scotland to stay in the UK turn things around after Yes poll lead?

The news that the Yes campaign has taken the lead in a You Gov poll just 11 days before the referendum on Scotland’s independence is worrying. Everyone is nervous and jittery. Yes campaigners, daring to hope that they are on the verge of an historic victory will be motivated and scared in equal measures.

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Free school meals: are the right children getting served?

Free school meals: are the right children getting served? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

A Lib Dem MP and an author of the pilot evaluation are among the latest to question Nick Clegg's claims for the policy's educational benefits

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Article cites findings from the ESRC funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Tory spending plans will lead to Dickensian future - Danny Alexander

Tory spending plans will lead to Dickensian future - Danny Alexander | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Liberal Democrat chief secretary says George Osborne’s plans to keep making cuts after 2017-18 will decimate public services

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Student vote may hand power to Labour as Lib Dem support collapses

Student vote may hand power to Labour as Lib Dem support collapses | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Research by an Oxford academic suggests that university students could hold the key to which political party forms the next United Kingdom government after the May 2015 general election.

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Article cites the work of the British Election Study, which receives funding from the ESRC.

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