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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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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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SU email reveals reasons for rejecting free speech motion

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

The University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union has issued a second statement defending its rejection of a motion on free speech, after an open letter called for a ‘full explanation’ behind the decision.

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Lincoln SU to scrap National Student Survey motion

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

A motion which called for the boycott of the National Student Survey (NSS) is to be ‘nullified’ by the University of Lincoln’s Student Union, following recent changes by the Government.

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Open letter to Lincoln SU calls for ‘full explanation’ behind rejection of free speech motion

An open letter has been created in response to the University of Lincoln Students’ Union’s decision to reject a motion on free speech last month.

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Students ‘disappointed’ and ‘saddened’ by Lincoln SU’s free speech decision

Students involved in a free speech campaign at the University of Lincoln have responded to the news that the Students’ Union has rejected a motion on freedom of speech.

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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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