Britain Today,  education

Between Ed Miliband Returning From Paternity Leave and the Parliamentary Vote on Tuition Fees…

… Alan Johnson discovers a new approach.

Shadow chancellor Alan Johnson says he has changed his mind about a graduate tax and believes there is now a “strong case” for the policy.

Mr Johnson has previously said the idea – which is backed by the Labour leader Ed Miliband – is unworkable.

But, writing in The Times newspaper, Mr Johnson said the tax “may offer a fairer way of sharing costs between individuals and government”.