Free speech, not just for academe 5

January 12, 2007

A spokeswoman for the Equality Challenge Unit is quoted as saying that academic freedom must be balancedJagainst the need to "promote responsible debate".

And who, pray, is to decide what is and is not "responsible debate"? Not, I trust, the Equality Challenge Unit.

Geoffrey Alderman
London

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