Fewer students at UK universities represents the failure of the Government's higher education policies.
Higher tuition fees forced a scramble for places last year, which simply highlights the unfair nature of the Government's hike in fees.
If we are to open up university to our most talented people, we need to remove punitive financial barriers.
The Tory-led Government's policy to raise fees to #9,000 has put a brake on aspiration and has led people considering applying to university to decide against doing so at precisely the time that higher-level skills have never been more important to secure their future."
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Despite the sunshine in short supply in the places the next few days - it stays warm and a little humid and close in places.
The surfer was at a popular tourist beach in Costa Rica when the crocodile attacked and bit him several times in the leg and head.
After a mild and quiet night, the best of the sunshine will be across the south east.