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Are baby boomers to blame for tuition fee rises?

The student protests that grabbed the headlines towards the end of 2010 saw the streets lined with frustrated and resentful students, angry at government policies.

However, student protesters first grabbed the headlines in the 1960s and many of those demonstrating were part of the baby boom generation, born just after the war as the birth rate shot up.

Tim Muffett has been to meet one baby boomer who counts herself very lucky.

  • 30 Dec 2010