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Distribution of answers submitted by UK voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Feb 13, 2014. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Tuition Fees
Tuition fees in the U.K. were first imposed in 1998 and required students to pay up to £1,000 a year for tuition. England increased the fees to £3,000 a year in 2004 and in 2012 64 universities announced their intention to charge the full £9,000 allowed by the government, with the remaining 59 all charging at least £6,000. Scotland currently does not charge any tuition fees. Northern Ireland, Wales and Ireland currently impose a cap on their tuition fees of £3,000 a year. See recent tuition fees news
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No, they should be reduced however more should be done to ensure students are prepared in their choices for university education before they are funnelled into applying. 3 years ago from a Green in London
No, but they should be made equal across the United Kingdom. 3 years ago from a Conservative in Belfast
No. Going to University is a life choice an individual makes in the same way others may choose an apprenticeship and the tax payer should not be made to foot the entire bill as the student directly benefits. However, no one should be prevented from making... 3 years ago from a Conservative in London
No, the fees themselves are not a problem for students as they effectively operate as a graduate tax (pay back starts on wages above £21,000) The problem with them is that it kicks the can of university funding down the road and places a current... 3 years ago from a Liberal Democrat in London
No, and Scottish students should have to pay tuition fees as well. 3 years ago from a Conservative in Wigan
The rest of the UK should follow Scotland in this and abolish University fees. 3 years ago from a Green in Edinburgh
Yes, we should be encouraging our own population to become educated in the fields which are of benefit to the country. The taxation raised when they are employed will repay the investment in them. 3 years ago from a SNP in Johnstone
They should, but should put more criteria in place so people stop wasting the Universities time by taking spaces and treating it as a 'party-year'. 3 years ago from a Labour in Swansea
Yes, but limit the amount of students allowed to take courses. 3 years ago from a Conservative in Andover
Yes, for low income families and courses that will lead to employment. Those wanting to take over prescribed courses or from wealthy families should pay for their study. 4 years ago from a Conservative in Loughborough
No, but they should be reduced, and more grants and scholarships should be available for students from low-income families. 4 years ago from a Labour in London
We need less university students and more apprenticeships. 4 years ago from a UKIP in Bristol
Yes. Replace it with a graduate tax and not allow graduates to migrate without paying full cost.
Give students the option to pay fees or be taxed. 4 years ago from a UKIP in Dagenham
No fees for science, engineering, medical, education, computing degrees. 4 years ago from a Labour in Linlithgow
Yes but only for UK citizens where jobs are in demand which lead on from the degrees. 4 years ago from a Liberal Democrat in London
Education should be provided to whomever seeks it. People should be encouraged to learn as much as possible throughout their lives and not worry about the cost. If resources exist then they should be utilised to teach and inform all people. 4 years ago from a Labour in Skelmersdale
Depends on course subject - vocational / STEM courses should have substantial bursaries. 4 years ago from a Labour in Worcester
No, they should be reduced or abolished as the economy will allow. 4 years ago from a Liberal Democrat in Southampton
Tuition fees should be lower than they currently are, for domestic students. Foreign students should be charged more. 4 years ago from a Conservative in Dundee
In fact lessening of the obsession of 50% university place and great reward for employment will lessen the burden and enable academics to be properly funded. 4 years ago from a Labour in London
No but they should be capped at a lower amount. 4 years ago from a Liberal Democrat in Scunthorpe
Yes, it should be abolished but at the same time rubbish courses should be stopped. 4 years ago from a Labour in Wokingham
No but lower them back to before they were increased in the first place. 4 years ago from a Labour in Bradford
Not necessarily, as tuition fees enable universities to not only teach but to also undertake important research projects. However, we should readdress the inequality of fees between the rich and the poor by giving more support to the poor. 4 years ago from a Labour in Fareham
Paid through a tax rate added to wages, for those who fail 100% need to be paid back. 4 years ago from a Labour in Kenilworth
Reduce by 50%. 4 years ago from a Labour in Manchester