National Union of Students funding suspended as government cuts ties over claims of antisemitism

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The NUS will be removed from all Department for Education departmental groups. It will be replaced with alternative student representation. Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi says he is "seriously concerned" at the number of reports of alleged antisemitism linked to the NUS. The NUS said it was "disappointed" the government had announced the move through a press release rather than seeking to engage with it directly.
National Union of Students funding suspended as government cuts ties over claims of antisemitism
12 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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BBC News

NUS: Government cuts students' union links over anti-Semitism concerns

The universities minister says the National Union of Students will not be eligible for government funding.

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The Guardian

UK government suspends engagement with NUS over antisemitism allegations

The education secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, said he was ‘seriously concerned’ by reports of alleged antisemitism within the organisation

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Government halts engagement with NUS over antisemitism allegations

Universities Minister Michelle Donelan said she was ‘horrified’ by the claims and that antisemitism must be ‘stamped out’ .

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Telegraph

NUS funding suspended as Government cuts ties over anti-Semitism row

Minister says she is 'horrified' at the claims and that Department for Education is 'treating these allegations with the utmost seriousness'

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Sky News

National Union of Students funding suspended as government cuts ties over claims of antisemitism

Students will be offered alternative representation - and all government funding to the NUS will be stopped. But the union is angry the announcement came in an unconventional way.

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Metro News

Government cuts ties with NUS over allegations of 'antisemitic rot at its heart'

The government said the decision to cut ties with the NUS ‘had not been taken lightly’ (Picture: REX/EPA)The Government is to suspend all engagement with the National Union of Students amid accusations of antisemitism at the heart of the body.Universities minister Michelle Donelan has ordered the NUS to be removed from all the Department for Education (DfE) departmental groups and replaced with alternative student representation.She has also req…

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