(BBC News) Universities must protect access for poorer applicants if they are to be allowed to raise tuition fees, said Business Secretary Lord Mandelson…

In a speech on the future of higher education, Lord Mandelson said university admission processes must do more to promote social mobility. “We are doing better, but not well enough,” he told university leaders.

Conservative university spokesman David Willetts said the government should “get on with the tuition fees review”.

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