Non-UK academics from LSE told not to advise on Brexit
Non-British researchers have been removed from a Brexit-related project, a Danish academic from the London School of Economics (LSE) has said.
Assistant professor Sara Hagemann wrote on Twitter she was no longer wanted on the project, which was to help ministers working on leaving the EU.
"UK govt previously sought work& advice from best experts," she tweeted.
The LSE said Whitehall regularly called upon its "world-class academics", but security was a matter for government.
"We believe our academics, including non-UK nationals, have hugely valuable expertise,... read more
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