Politicians are deserting counter-extremism group Student Rights, the Huffington Post UK can exclusively reveal, following the group’s controversial campus extremism report, as well as links with a right-wing think tank.
One MP has already resigned as an advisor for the organisation, whose recent study was criticised by student leaders as a “witch hunt”, while another is considering following suit.
Tom Brake, Liberal Democrat MP, has left the Student Rights’ board, shortly after resigning from the Henry Jackson Society think tank, which has been criticised by some as being “increasingly intolerant”. The Carshalton and Wallington MP threw the towel in following comments from the HJS’ senior executive Douglas Murray.
Thankfully Houriya isnt the only extremist being rightly shunned by the mainstream