Committee of Enquiry/Freedom of Speech Ref 33: Wesling

The Vice-Chancellor’s actions are still undiscussed under the terms of reference of the Committee; there seems considerable reticence

 File Author Date Document Type
Click to open D Wesling, Literature Department 15th June 1968 Free speech submission

Donald Wesling’s response to Committee of Enquiry Chair Keith Trace’s memorandum (circulated 11th June) on freedom of speech at the University, and how the three-part statement of principles it contained might apply to the events of 7th May; Wesling is concerned to keep the issue of the Vice Chancellor’s arbitrary suspensions on the agenda, along with the question of CBW research at Porton Down, and he further engages John Stuart Mill on freedom of speech and the rights of dissenting individuals

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