Universities double invitations to extremists

By Andrew Gilligan

It is the university league table in which no one wants to be first. King’s College London and Birmingham are among the elite institutions topping Britain’s rankings of extremist speakers at universities, published next week.

Universities and student societies organised at least 200 events with extremist speakers last year — up from 107 in 2016-17, according to the Henry Jackson Society think tank.

The number, based on the government definition of extremism, is probably an underestimate because some events are not made public.

 

Read the full article in The Times.

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