Tories spell it out

26th January 2001 at 00:00
Financial Times

WITH a wave of their wands, the Conservative education and treasury teams claimed on Friday to have devised a higher education policy that would have made Harry Potter proud. They claim their plans would free universities fom government interference, reduce the cost of paying off a student loan and save enough money for an annual pound;1.3bn tax cut. Unfortunately, Conservative Central Office is not the Hogwarts School of Wizardry. This policy lacks magic.

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