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Twice as many poor students attend universities since fees started

Twice as many poor students attend universities since fees started | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Since fees were introduced at universities in 1997, the amount of students from the bottom fifth of incomes has increased from 10  to 20 per cent.

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The article refers to a study by the ESRC-funded Centre for Global Higher Education

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The chart that shows how much debt Tories will pile onto students

The chart that shows how much debt Tories will pile onto students | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The Conservatives say they’re committed to widening access in higher education and that anyone with the ability to succeed should have the opportunity to participate – regardless of their background or ability to pay.

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Article cites analysis from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Coalition's tax and benefits changes hit low income families harder than any other group

Coalition's tax and benefits changes hit low income families harder than any other group | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Low income families have been hit hardest by the Coalition’s tax and benefit changes since 2010, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) think tank.

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Poor families to lose £100 per year as inflation jumps

Poor families to lose £100 per year as inflation jumps | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The jump in inflation will cost poorer households an extra £100 each per year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.
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Low income households hardest hit, warns IFS

Low income households hardest hit, warns IFS | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Tax and benefit changes brought in by Coalition government have hit the poorest and families with children, says Institute for Fiscal Studies
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