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Universities could be fined or suspended for failing to protect free speech

The Government’s Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, has called for institutions to protect free speech on campus, and said that any that fail to protect it could be fined, suspended or de-registered by a new regulator.

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New freedom of speech motion passes at SU student meeting

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

A new motion on free speech which called for ‘a difference of views towards Union or University policy and actions’ to not ‘bring the Union into disrepute’ has been passed by students at an All Student Members meeting (ASM) last night.

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SU democracy to change after students approve bye-law amendments

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

Democratic procedures at the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union are to be changed, after bye-law amendments were voted through at a student meeting last night.

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LIVE BLOG: New free speech motion to be voted on at SU student meeting

Hello and welcome to The Linc’s live coverage of this afternoon’s All Student Members Meeting (ASM), which includes a new motion on freedom of speech, as well as proposals on free higher education and mental health first aid.

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Opinion: The importance of politics at university

Keelan Balderson, a first year journalism student, explores politics at the University of Lincoln and the university’s various political societies.

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New free speech motion to be voted upon at SU student meeting

A new motion on freedom of speech is to be debated at the next All Student Members meeting (ASM) on Monday, it has been announced.

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Changes made to SU’s disciplinary procedures following executive review

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

The University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union has amended its Student Disciplinary Policy following a review by its Executive Committee, it has been revealed.

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Free speech motion rejected by Lincoln SU

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

A student motion on freedom of speech, put forward after the temporary suspension of the Conservative Society’s social media accounts earlier this year, has been rejected by the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union.

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Documentary exposes censorship by Students’ Union

Over the last few months a number of incidents have happened involving the Students’ Union which amounted to accusations of censorship of free speech.

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Conservative Society receives formal apology from Lincoln SU

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union has formally apologised to the Conservative Society, after their social media accounts were temporarily suspended last month.

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