Isnt the fact that student loans are means tested an absolute scandal... Actualy every student is in a very similar financial position regardless of the means of the parents. Saying that parents are liable for some of the student loan for some and not others is a shocking thing to do and sets a dangerous precident in my opinion..
ie. if parents are well off but will not support the child at uni then he/she is in the same position as someone whose parents are not well off.
I think everyone should recieve the same loan - actualy I dont even think it should be a loan but thats another issue (and one which the SNP may be about to control..)