Young people to peacefully demonstrate against student loans policy while they await judges' decision

A case which will determine whether hundreds of students will be able to accept university places is to be heard by the Supreme Court.

The UK's top judges will be asked to rule on whether a 2011 change to the government's student loan scheme is discriminatory and amounts to a denial of university education.

Since 2012 children who are lawfully resident in the UK, having 'discretionary' (DLR) or 'limited' (LLR) leave to remain, are no longer eligible for student loans.

Critics of the government policy argue that young people who have been UK residents for most of their lives and attended British schoo...

Jean Yves


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