Jake Wallis Simons Jake Wallis Simons

Severing ties with the poisonous NUS is long overdue

Universities minister Michelle Donelan (Photo: Getty)

Full marks to Michelle Donelan, the minister for universities, who has announced that the government is severing all ties with the National Union of Students (NUS).

In recent years, the NUS has become a disgrace, infested with levels of anti-Israel obsessiveness that would make your eyes water.

One story that stands out in my mind involved a scheduled performance by the Corbynite rapper Lowkey at the NUS conference in Liverpool in March.

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