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    I can't understand why the NUS isn't pursuing the Lib Dem's through the courts?

    There can't be any debate that LD MP's signed a pledge not to increase student fees. Yes, I know the tired argument that they are in a coalition but does that really give them the right to become the Jekyl and Hyde of political parties?

    Surely there can be no doubt that the LD's did commit to protect student fees to the best of their abilities. A £6,000 rise in student fees is not consistent with that policy, students are clearly taking a disproportionate share of this country's economic burden.

    The question is - has anyone tried to test the legality of the LD's position on student fees OR at least tried to recall MP's in student constituencies where they gained significant (student) votes?
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    No, the Lib Dems have not acted illegally. Manifesto pledges are not legally binding.
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    it wasn't a proper thing-i mean a legal binding contract, more of a verbal agreement
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    he didn't sign a contract, he signed a piece of paper that said some lies, it's different.
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    I'm not talking about the Manifesto by the way, they made a separate pledge to students - that I thought they signed individually.
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    Lying is not illegal.
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    Are people actually this ****ing retarded?
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    Nothing that they signed is legally binding :facepalm:

    It's done, people should accept it and move on.
 
 
 
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