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Controversy after NUS rejects ‘boycott Isis’ motion

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the National Union of Students (NUS) has declined to support a motion to condemn the Islamic State at its September meeting, over fears that parts of the motion were Islamophobic. The motion called on the NUS to boycott “anyone found to be funding the Isis or supplying them with…

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Osborne: apprenticeships should be funded by cutting youth benefits

At the Conservative conference two weeks ago, the Chancellor, George Osborne unveiled plans that he claims will tackle the long term problem of youth unemployment, including removing housing benefit from childless young people, preventing under- 21s from claiming Job Seekers’ Allowance if they are still unemployed after six months and using the money saved to…