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Letters extra: Remember the Robbins Report?

It is now 40 years since the Robbins Report on higher education (1963) was published and no politician has made reference to it during the current debate about socio-economic class access to higher education.

Speaking as a senior citizen I am compelled to refresh memories. Robbins recommended a big expansion to make places available for all who were qualified and able to benefit - especially encouraging more women and working-class students.

Politicians need to get a grasp of the facts!
R Wolstencroft

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