The third and final scandal of tuition fees is the neglect of part-timers and other options for alternative study. I make the case for a lifetime learning fund - and discover that I agree with Vince.
The second scandal of tuition fees and student loans is that we are perpetuating an outdated system that needs dragging into the digital era - and should be funded by technology profits.
The hidden scandal of tuition fees and student loans is the reactionary impact of the whole system. Liberal Democrats should take the lead in demanding a radical overhaul.
Some people say the Liberal Democrats should run more like a business. But while there are useful parallels, there are crucial differences between business and politics
Why do so many people yearn for a viable centrist party, and yet so readily discount the already 100,000-strong Liberal Democrats? There are two reasons, and neither stands up to scrutiny.
I have to confess I find myself in two minds. Vince has outstanding qualities, but will his flaws be his undoing? It makes a coronation all the more risky.