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Last week the Oxford Union played host to the Oxfordshire finals of the Debating Matters championship. The competition for...
The three way race ended with RISE taking three senior officer positions and 2020 Vision taking one.
At a meeting on Monday, Treasurer Charlie Coverman claimed that he withdrew a motion opposing the nominations after facing abuse from colleagues, including being told there was "a special wing in hell" for him.
Student arrested as Union invitation to far-right media figure sparks protest.
The organisers accused the Union’s leadership of “attempting to use the dangerous rise of fascist and far right movements around the world to gain publicity and further their own careers.
“We do not see fascism as a spectacle to be exploited for the amusement of the Union’s elite membership,” the letter states.
The departure comes amidst rumours of tense relationships between committee members and that Harvey had been the subject of bullying, according to sources close to the ex-secretary. The position will be filled by Standing Committee member Spencer Cohen.
The accused member claimed that their goose-stepping was a “cultural exploration” of military practices.
Just over 40% of speakers identify as women*, whilst 37.6% are BAME.
Co-chair elect Grace Davis, who submitted the motion, said: "You can believe that there are institutional problems with the police whilst still condemning the abuse of individual police officers"