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Legal challenge to stop tuition fee rises fails

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Two students last week lost a High Court case against increased tuition fees in England. Callum Hurley and Katy Moore argued the rise breached human rights and equality laws by discriminating against poor and ethnic minority students.
Issue 2291

Two students last week lost a High Court case against increased tuition fees in England. Callum Hurley and Katy Moore argued the rise breached human rights and equality laws by discriminating against poor and ethnic minority students.

Lord Justice Elias and Mr Justice King rejected their arguments. But they added that the government had not fully complied with its public service equality duties and ordered it to pay half the students’ legal costs.

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