Parliamentary Work

Keep campuses hate speech free zones: opposing the Tories’ Campus Crackdown Bill

The Tories’ Higher Education (Free Speech) Bill is nothing of the sort. It tramples on students unions’ autonomy, overturns long-standing no-platform policies, narrows the legal definition of academic freedoms and fails to address real threats to campus free speech: the ever-failing Prevent duty, casualised employment, insecure research funding and, of course, the Government.

Violence against women: the threat of Incel culture

Violence against women: the threat of Incel culture

I asked the Government what plans they have to legislate against the rising threat of violence against women from involuntary celibates, more commonly known as “Incels”, an online subculture of men who definethemselves by their inability to find a romantic or sexual partner despite desiring one.