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Richard Leonard

Students in Scotland have to start repaying student loans earlier than counterparts in England and Wales. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Richard Leonard: SNP ditched the promise, not the student debt

Over the next few weeks, many of our young people will be starting or returning to university. I first became a student at Stirling University almost forty years ago, drawn by the innovative teaching and assessment methods, which the university pioneered under leaders like Lionel Robbins and Ken Alexander. I graduated and chose to make Scotland my home.

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