Reflecting on the student movement

Aitchison, Guy; Gilbert, Jeremy
April 2012
Soundings (13626620);Spring2012, Issue 50, p32
Academic Journal
The authors discuss the impact of campaigns by the student movement in Great Britain. Problems associated with the anti-tuition fees campaign are identified. An argument is raised over the effect that the Anti Poll-Tax campaign had on Tory government policy. The achievements of the movement are mentioned including the near defeat of the Coalition government, and success in obtaining a pledge to cut tuition fees.


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