OfS launches consultations on free speech – media coverage

There has been significant coverage of the OfS’s launch of two consultations on free speech.

We have opened a consultation on a new complaints scheme that students, higher education staff and visiting speakers can use for free to complain about restrictions to their free speech; and another consultation on how we will play a direct role in regulating students’ unions on free speech matters for the first time.

There was coverage in the following publications:

Arif Ahmed, Director for Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom, wrote a comment piece for The Times on the consultations.

Arif was also interviewed on the following outlets about the proposals in the consultations:

Find out more about the consultations on free speech
Published 15 December 2023

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