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Karl McCartney cleared of electoral fraud by CPS

Karl McCartney is among a number of Conservatives who were cleared of electoral fraud this morning by the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Protest organised against SU over freedom of speech clampdown

A sit-in protest is being organised at the Engine Shed on Friday in opposition to the University of Lincoln Students’ Union (SU).

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‘Like the Soviet Union or North Korea’ – Lincoln MP Karl McCartney blasts Lincoln SU’s decision to suspend Conservative Society from social media

Lincoln’s MP Karl McCartney has slammed the University of Lincoln Students’ Union for suspending the Conservative Society’s social media accounts after they shared an article which criticised the SU’s record on freedom of speech.

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Lincoln SU apologise for inappropriate tweets

Lincoln SU advice centre (Photo: Gregor Smith)

Lincoln SU have apologised for their social media activity aimed at local MP Karl McCartney. After repeated criticism from McCartney over accusations of bias in the SU election, Lincoln SU used their official Twitter account to say “Zzzzzzzzzz!”.

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Karl McCartney hits out at SU elections

Karl McCartney has slammed the University of Lincoln Students’ Union for perceived bias in its current elections.

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McCartney’s name change could cost up to £15,000

Karl McCartney speaks into various microphones and cameras

Lincoln MP Karl McCartney’s name might cost the taxpayer up to £15,000 – all because he wants it to be spelt with a superscript ‘c’.

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McCartney responds over SU “tampon tax” allegations

Karl McCartney speaks into various microphones and cameras

Lincoln MP Karl McCartney has responded to criticism made by Lincoln Students’ Union last week over a parliamentary vote on the ‘tampon tax’.

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Opinion: Five reasons Karl McCartney won Lincoln

Karl McCartney speaks into various microphones and cameras

Adam Allcroft provides the Linc with the closest thing we’ve ever had to a ‘listicle’, analysing why Karl beat the pundits to stay MP for Lincoln.

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Two Lincoln parliamentary candidates shun university over speaker policy

Parliamentary candidates for both UKIP and the Conservatives have withdrawn from events at the University of Lincoln after refusing to sign an agreement for guest speakers.

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Government postpones cuts to Disabled Students’ Allowance

anti-cuts protesters outside the Bishop Grosseteste Students' Union building

Reforms to DSA, which currently supports 61,000 disabled students in higher education, have been postponed until after the next general election. Yet for the 2015/16 academic year, those with disabilities will have to start contributing their own money towards specialised equipment.

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