For immediate release 12 March 2011
Today's claim by the SNP that they will not u-turn on fees if re-elected is simply not credible, Greens today argued. First, they have no plan to pay for higher education, and remain committed simply to passing on the Tory cuts to Scottish public services. Second, Alex Salmond deceived students before, in 2007 when he pledged to abolish student debt, a policy they dropped as soon as they took office.
Patrick Harvie MSP said: