Derby University SU ban local UKIP PCC candidate.



Derby University Student Union has banned the UKIP Police Crime & Commissioner candidate from campaigning on its campus.

David Gale was due to take part in a debate on the University campus when he was told that Derby Student Union have "a no platform policy for UKIP".

In an email from Derby Uni' SU David Gale was told - "The University of Derby Students' Union standing orders state clearly in that any member of the union may complain to the union president about an individual(s) who they believe to be a member of a group with racist, fascist or extremist views.

"We received several student complaints around UKIP policies on immigration that included repealing the 1998 Human Rights Act and withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

"Part of this is us refusing to share a platform with groups holding extremist views."


So a few complaints about ones views now equates to a ban from exercising democratic free speech. Ironically it seems it is Derby Student Union that are acting like the fascists.