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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.
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.
Over the last few months a number of incidents have happened involving the Students’ Union which amounted to accusations of censorship of free speech.
The University of Lincoln Students’ Union has formally apologised to the Conservative Society, after their social media accounts were temporarily suspended last month.
Motions on free speech, the National Student Survey (NSS) and the SU Disciplinary Panel have been passed by Lincoln students, after an emergency All Student Members Meeting took place last night.
Hello and welcome to The Linc’s live coverage of tonight’s All Student Members Meeting (ASM), which includes motions on free speech, boycotting the National Student Survey, and the SU’s Disciplinary Procedure.
The University of Lincoln Students’ Union have called an All Student Members (ASM) meeting, after a petition was signed by over 70 people at a protest on Friday afternoon.
As debate surrounding the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union suspending the Conservative Society’s social media snowballs, politicians and the national media have also been responding to the news.
The University of Lincoln ranked amber in the most recent Free Speech University Rankings, with Lincoln SU condemned with a red.
The University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union is trying to limit the extent to which they can be held to account.