David Cameron ‘snubs millions of students’ after ignoring letter calling on Tories to rethink retrospective loan change

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David Cameron ‘snubs millions of students’ after ignoring letter calling on Tories to rethink retrospective loan change

Lewis says he will, again, meet with Jo Johnson, but adds: ‘I would have as much joy explaining the problems to a brick wall’

David Cameron has “snubbed millions of students” after failing to respond to a letter from Martin Lewis, in which the money expert called on the Prime Minister to rethink the Tories’ decision to backtrack on a loan promise which will see students forced to pay back more each year.

Mr Lewis had recently written to the politician, urging him to “mitigate the damage” caused by the retrospective change. He also added how lawyers had been hired to look into whether the change – which was “buried” in the Autumn Statement – could be challenged legally.

Mr Lewis’ letter to Mr also warned how “this is just as much a moral issue as a legal one,” urging the country’s leader to take a personal interest in the decision and to look at reviewing it.

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