Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to find ways to appeal to younger voters who backed Labour over her during the general election.
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With her party’s annual conference just weeks away, May is looking at proposals to change the formula through which many graduates pay interest rates of more than 6%, more than double the inflation rate, according to the Sunday Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/09/tories-plot-slash-student-loan-rates-attempt-court-young-voters/
She is also considering a plan to name and shame universities that charge high fees but fail to improve students’ earning potential, the newspaper said.
A No 10 source described the report as “pure speculation” but May’s close allies have this summer voiced concerns over student debt and higher education.
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