Amber Rudd, former Home Secretary

University condemned Rudd cancellation after fear of government pressure, emails show

Oxford University’s denouncement of UNWomen Oxford’s cancellation of an event with Amber Rudd came after concern about pressure from the government and right-wing critics, according to a series of emails released in a freedom of information request. The university denied suggestions of government influence. Last month, the UNWomen Oxford UK Society cancelled the controversial former Home […]

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Oxford MP expresses opposition towards Campsfield House expansion

A local Oxford MP has voiced support for OUSU’s recent statement on Campsfield House, in which the Executive Body expressed opposition to the immigration detention centre’s proposed expansion. Responding to last week’s OUSU statement, Nicola Blackwood, Conservative MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, told The Oxford Student: “I am fundamentally opposed to this proposal, as […]

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OUCA heads to Downing Street

Oxford University Conservative Association visited George Osborne at his home in Downing Street last Thursday.  In an event organised by OUCA, more than 20 members travelled to Number 11 Downing Street to be hosted by the Chancellor. After being subject to tight security, they were treated to a tour of the building, viewing the Cabinet […]

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We’re not all working yet, but that doesn’t mean it’s all bad…

As you can probably already tell, I’m more supportive of this government’s policies than perhaps the previous author was. I’ll assume you’ve seen the figures, saying that we currently have the lowest unemployment since 2009, and depending on your political allegiance, you’ll either think that’s a good thing, or evidence of systematic number-fudging by the […]

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