Robert Halfon

Education committee chief calls for inquiry into NUS over antisemitism claims

Education committee chief calls for inquiry into NUS over antisemitism claims

A prominent Tory MP has referred the National Union of Students to the Charity Commission over alleged antisemitism. Robert Halfon, chairman of the Commons Education Select Committee, wrote to the commission to express his “dismay” over the behaviour of the NUS “in regards to their treatment of Jewish students and the Jewish community’s concerns regarding antisemitism”. Higher education minister Michelle Donelan last week…