Toby Young Toby Young

The demonisation of Kathleen Stock

A protester holds a sign outside The Oxford Union, 30 May 2023 (Getty Images)

It had been billed as the most controversial debate of the year, with even Rishi Sunak intervening to say that Kathleen Stock, who had been invited to the Oxford Union, should not be no-platformed. But if you were sitting in the Union’s debating chamber on Tuesday evening – as I was – the huge kerfuffle seemed baffling.

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