Post-Brexit Tory rhetoric 'repugnant' says Newcastle University chief
A North East university chief has slammed some of the government’s post Brexit rhetoric as “repugnant” in a stinging attack.
It was contained in an internal memo written by Professor Chris Brink, Vice Chancellor of Newcastle University, and distributed to staff in which he took issue with recent government language over immigration.
Prof Brink, who is from South Africa and has spent 10 years at the university, was shocked by Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s comments about monitoring foreign staff.
Speaking at the recent Conservative party conference, Ms Rudd said foreign workers should not be... read more
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