Antisemitism on campus: where do we go from here?
The APPG Against Antisemitism, in association with the Antisemitism Policy Trust, held an event in Parliament to discuss the prevalence of hate speech on university campuses. The panel discussed, among many issues: incidents of antisemitism encountered by Jewish students; the NUS’ No Platform Policy and existing guidelines on extremist speakers; and the need to actively ensure the safety and welfare of students through the elimination of hate speech.
Welcome: John Mann MP.
Keynote address: Angela Rayner MP.
Speakers: Angela Rayner MP, Shakira Martin (NUS, President), Danny Stone MBE (Antisemitism Policy Trust, Director), Liron Velleman (Union of Jewish Students) and Professor Edward Byrne AC (King’s College London, Principal & President).
Chair: Robert Jenrick MP.
Parliamentarians in attendance: Lord Haskel, Lord Leigh, Lord Turnberg, Lord Blencathra, Lord Beecham, Fiona Onasanya MP, Wes Streeting MP, Louise Ellman MP.