Their considerable achievement should not, however, be allowed to obscure the fact that the public budget for higher education is limited. The public costs of the proposed move will have to be deducted from this budget.
London has too many teaching hospitals; it also has too many universities and university colleges. The proposed move offers a means of resolving the second problem.
The LSE moves to County Hall; the real cost of this to the public purse is deducted from the total public funding of London's many university institutions; two of these are closed down.
R. E. JONES
School of European Studies
University of Wales
College of Cardiff
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