JLC arranges for community organisations to meet with Universities Minister

JLC arranges for community organisations to meet with Universities Minister, Chris Skidmore MP

The Jewish Leadership Council today arranged for the Union of Jewish Students, CST, and the Antisemitism Policy Trust to meet with Universities Minister, Chris Skidmore MP.

Among the topics discussed were the current challenges on recent incidents on campuses across the UK.

A discussion of the proactive and reactive steps taken to tackle antisemitism also took place, including the role of the Office for Students.

The minister was highly encouraging of the need to support Jewish students on campus.

Marc Levy, North West Regional Manager, Jewish Leadership Council said:

“We are grateful that the minister has made the time to meet with our communal organisations and listen to the concerns of Jewish students around campus antisemitism. We are looking forward to working with the Minister to work on addressing the points raised in the meeting.”

Daniel Kosky, Campaigns Organiser, Union of Jewish Students said:

“We were pleased to meet with Universities Minister Chris Skidmore to discuss the issues facing Jewish students on campus and actions the government can take to improve the lives of Jewish students. We look forward to working with the Minister in the future.”