Harlow MP fields question on commitment to antisemitism at universities
Politics / Sat 18th Nov 2023 at 01:30pm
HARLOW MP Robert Halfon, in his capacity as minister of state for education, rose on the House of Commons, to answer a question on antisemitism.
Matthew Offord ( Conservative, Hendon)
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information her Department holds on which universities have not ratified the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism.
Robert Halfon, Minister of State (Education)
As of 13 October 2023, the Office for Students’ (OfS) list of higher education providers that have adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism stands at 245 providers in England.
This includes the vast majority of universities.
The OfS’s list of providers is based on publicly available information and confirmation of adoption from providers.
The latest list can be accessed at: https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-wellbeing-and-protection/prevent-and-address-harassment-and-sexual-misconduct/tackling-antisemitism/.