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'More pressure' on A-level clearing

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The government is being warned that there will be huge demand for unfilled university places this year through the Clearing system and that around 50,000 well qualified students could miss out.

Education correspondent Gillian Hargreaves reports on the pressures on the system just three days before A-level results are published in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

And Mary Curnock Cook, chief executive of UCAS, responds to criticisms.


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