It looks like there is going to be a surge of universities wanting to charge close to the new maximum of £9,000 a year in tuition fees - with potentially devastating effects on government budgets. Do ministers have a Plan B to rein in spending? In his speech two weeks ago, David Willetts, the universities and science minister, failed to tackle the problem. Now he's making another big speech to vice chancellors. William Cullerne Bown examines Willetts' text and offers this line-by line analysis.