Posted by Neil Hague - memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 11 March 2024

Duncan Smith accuses top universities of being ‘in hock’ to China by stifling debate for fear of losing funding

Top universities have been accused by Sir Iain Duncan Smith of being ‘in hock’ to China by clamping down on debates for fear of losing funding.

The former Conservative leader said universities were so reliant on revenue from overseas students that they were terrified of Beijing-critical discussions on campus.

His comments came after University College London banned a professor from teaching a ‘provocative’ seminar on China for financial reasons. Sir Iain, one of a string of politicians to be sanctioned by Beijing over his criticism of the communist state, told the Mail: ‘A lot of universities have basically admitted to me they are completely in hock with Chinese students, that they wouldn’t be able to exist if they didn’t have their fees.

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