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What’s Just Happened?: The Conservatives and Free Speech

In the latest edition of What’s Just Happened?, The Linc’s Deputy News Editor Oliver Pridmore takes a look at the Conservative’s new plans to protect free speech…

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Lincoln receives ‘red’ free speech ranking for third year running

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The University of Lincoln and its Students’ Union have been given an overall ‘red’ rating in this year’s Free Speech University Rankings.

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Free speech society to hold first public event

A new freedom of speech society at the University of Lincoln will hold its first public event tomorrow.

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Second free speech motion approved by Students’ Union trustees

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Trustees at the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union have voted through a second student motion on freedom of speech.

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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

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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

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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

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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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