Guild resignations

9 February 1970: the entire Guild executive, along with the President and Lady President, resign following a vote of no confidence in them for their action inviting Lord Salisbury to the Guild Dinner and Ball a week ago and not informing the student body of the invitation. The Lady President is condemned for visiting Salisbury in his hotel to present him with a bouquet on behalf of Guild. A resolution to sell £28,000 of Guild investments – because, it is alleged, most of the money was in South African stock – is also carried.

Press coverage

Coverage of the resignations and the aftermath:

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Author: Gerry

Retired college teacher living in Liverpool, UK.

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