At this very moment, activists are contacting Liverpool Hope University en masse, in a bid to get answers to questions over accused rapist Martin Smith’s apparent paid PhD.
The story of Smith’s rehabilitation by former SWP chumrade Michael Lavalette’s Social Work department was first broken on the Angry Women of Liverpool blog last Monday. The University responded by threatening legal action over a statement on how much Lavalette was involved in the process, and totally ignored questions of student and staff safety.
The Delta Removals campaign group called for this mass questioning on Monday. The following is a repost from their blog:
“Understandably, students and staff will be concerned. So we still need answers to the following serious questions: