David Willetts: Universalism – what is the alternative?

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Published: 11/07/2012

In this video, the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister for Universities and Science, reflects on the appeal of universalism, its history and how it works in the current economic climate. He goes on to consider the alternatives to universalism and outlines the circumstances under which means testing could be applied.

The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, spoke at the Nuffield Trust annual reception and debate: Should universalism be protected? in July 2012.