Legal action a “last resort” as campus free speech bill redrawn

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But Bryn Harris, chief legal counsel at the Free Speech Union, described the amendment as “disappointing”.
“The purpose of the tort is not to make university disputes costlier and nastier, but to prevent disputes arising in the first place by creating an adequate risk factor that deters heavy-handedness. That risk factor will be significantly decreased if universities will have multiple opportunities to run down the clock,” he said.

Tom Williams, Times Higher Education, 2nd December 2022.