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Jacob Rees-Mogg: Oxford dons refusing to teach are a 'useless bunch'

Telegraph, 10 Jun 2021
Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg has labelled the academics refusing to conduct tutorials at Oxford University's Oriel College a "useless bunch".

150 lecturers at the university are refusing to conduct tutorials in protest against Oriel College's decision not to remove the controversial Cecil Rhodes statute.

Rees-Mogg warned "we must not allow this wokeness to happen".

Downing Street has said that students whose teaching at Oriel College has been disrupted by protests over a statue of Cecil Rhodes may be liable for compensation.

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