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.
According to an email sent to Katie Hopkins by The Guardian and shared by Hopkins' on social media, the politician has withdrawn from the debate because of Hopkins’ participation.
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.
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.
Just over 40% of speakers identify as women*, whilst 37.6% are BAME.
An anonymous letter to the RO described the reasons for Lee's ineligibility
Universities that cancel speakers due to planned protests could be in breach of the law.
Williams supported the impeachment of the Librarian in his Union speech
His resignation came at the end of his speech in the debate on whether "This House believes Thatcher was a working class hero".
This means that the previous trial slate ban is no longer in place, and the changes made last term are rendered invalid.