I predict a … letter before claim

What would it take to make prospective barristers riot? You would have thought an 11 per cent rise in the BPTC fee might just do it. When faced with rising tuition fees, or pretty much anything that fails to tickle their fancy, the general undergraduate response seems to be to take to the barricades, or for the more lackadaisical, occupy. But there is a disappointing lack of occupation or other protest to the news from the bar – surely just an encouragement to the providers to keep hiking those fees further.